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Taxon: Family Hyaenidae Gray, 1821 - aardwolf and hyenas (mammal)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Chordata - (Class) Mammalia - (Order) Carnivora

Current position

Viverroidea (Infraorder) "Gray, 1821" Ref: C.J. Burgin et al., 2020: table 2 (p. 27).

Alternative positions

Aeluroidea (Infraorder) Flower, 1869 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2015: 445.
Aeluroidea (Superfamily) Flower, 1869 Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 633.
Carnivora (Order) Bowdich, 1821 Ref: W.C. Wozencraft, 1993: 308.
Feliforma (Suborder) Ref: A.F. DeBlase, 1982: 1043.
Feliformia (Suborder) Kretzoi, 1945 Ref: D.E. Wilson & D.M. Reeder, 2011: 59.
Feloidea (Superfamily) Batsch, 1788

Subsequent positions

Feliformia (Suborder) Kretzoi, 1945

Original entries

Hyaeninae (Subfamily) Gray, 1821
Ictitheriinae (Subfamily) Trouessart, 1897
Protelinae (Subfamily) Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1851
Tongxinictis (Genus) Werdelin & Solounias, 1991

Subsequent entries

Percrocutinae (Subfamily) Tedford, 1997 Ref: Tedford, (R.H.), 1997: 242

Historical positions

Viverroidea (Infraorder) "Gray, 1821" Ref: C.J. Burgin et al., 2020: table 2 (p. 27).
Aeluroidea (Infraorder) Flower, 1869 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2015: 445.
Feliformia (Suborder) Kretzoi, 1945 Ref: D.E. Wilson & D.M. Reeder, 2011: 59.
Aeluroidea (Infraorder) Flower, 1869 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2005: 402.
Feliformia (Suborder) Kretzoi, 1945 Ref: W.C. Wozencraft, 2005: 572.
Feliformia (Suborder) Kretzoi, 1945 Ref: M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997: 240.
Carnivora (Order) Bowdich, 1821 Ref: Anonymous, 1995
Carnivora (Order) Bowdich, 1821 Ref: W.C. Wozencraft, 1993: 308; 6.
Carnivora (Order) Bowdich, 1821 Ref: G.B. Corbet & J.E. Hill, 1991: 112.
Aeluroidea (Superfamily) Flower, 1869 Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 633.
Feliforma (Suborder) Ref: A.F. DeBlase, 1982: 1043-1044.
Fissipedia (Suborder) (Blumenbach, 1791) Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979
Herpestoidea (Superfamily) Ref: B. Grzimek, 1973-1975

Number of Subtaxa

2022 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 3g;4s;1ss; †21g;14s;3ss
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000: 30 Nov 2014 [3g;4s;1ss; †21g]
2011 D.E. Wilson & D.M. Reeder: 59 4g;4s
2005 W.C. Wozencraft: 573 [3g;4s]
1997 M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell [4g; †20g]
1993 W.C. Wozencraft 4g;4s
1991 G.B. Corbet & J.E. Hill [3g];4s
1982 A.F. DeBlase 2sf;3g;4s
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