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Theriodictis floridanus

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Taxonomy
Theriodictis floridanus was named by Tedford et al. (2009). Its type specimen is UF 19324, a mandible, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Inglis IA, which is in a Calabrian terrestrial horizon in Florida.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2009Theriodictis floridanus Tedford et al. p. 88 figs. 32G–L; appendix 3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
suborderEupelycosauria
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
RankNameAuthor
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
suborderCaniformiaKretzoi 1943
superfamilyCanoideaSimpson 1931
familyCanidaeFischer 1817
subfamilyCaninaeGill 1872
tribeCaniniFischer de Waldheim 1817
subtribeCerdocyonina
genusTheriodictisMercerat 1891
speciesfloridanus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: carnivoref
Diet 2: omnivoref
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-08-22 19:28:06
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Calabrian to the top of the Blancan or 1.80600 to 1.80000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Florida) Canis sp. (19753)
Calabrian1.806 - 0.781USA (Florida) Theriodictis floridanus (type locality: 20384)