Taxidea taxus jeffersonii

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Caniformia 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Cohort: Placentalia
Superordo: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Laurasiatheria
Cladus: Ferae
Ordo: Carnivora
Subordo: Caniformia

Familia: Mustelidae
Subfamilia: Mustelinae
Genus: Taxidea
Species: Taxidea taxus
Subspecies: Taxidea taxus jeffersonii

Name[edit]

Taxidea taxus jeffersonii (Harlan, 1825)

Type locality: "open plains of Columbia [River Valley], sometimes those of Missouri [Valley]."

Synonyms[edit]

  • Meles jeffersonii Harlan, 1825
  • Taxidea sulcata Cope, 1878
  • Taxidea taxus montana Schantz, 1950
  • Taxidea americana neglecta Mearns, 1891

References[edit]

  • Harlan, R. 1825. Fauna Americana: being a description of the mammiferous animals inhabiting North America. Finley, Philadelphia, 318 (309) pp.
  • Cope, E. D. 1878. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 17: 227, original reference not seen
  • Mearns, E. A. 1891. Observations on the North American badgers, with especial references to the forms found in Arizona, with descriptions of a new subspecies from northern California. Bulletin of the American Museaum of the Natural History, 3: 239–251.
  • Schantz, V. S. 1950. A new badger from Montana. Journal of Mammology, 31: 90–92.

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