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Ursidae Gray, 1825

104793  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:104793)

accepted
Family
Ailuropodidae GrevĂ©, 1894 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym (currently accepted as subfamily)
Genus Agriarctos Kretzoi, 1942 †
Genus Ailurarctos Qiu Zhanxiang & Qi Guoquin, 1989 †
Genus Ailuropoda Milne-Edwards, 1870
Genus Amphicynodon Filhol, 1882 †
Genus Arctodus Leidy, 1854 †
Genus Cyonarctos de Bonis, 2013 †
Genus Filholictis de Bonis, 2013 †
Genus Helarctos Horsfield, 1825
Genus Indarctos Pilgrim, 1913 †
Genus Melursus Meyer, 1793
Genus Pararctotherium Ameghino, 1904 †
Genus Plionarctos Frick, 1926 †
Genus Thalarctos Gray, 1825
Genus Tremarctos Gervais, 1855
Genus Ursavus Schlosser, 1899 †
Genus Ursus Linnaeus, 1758

Genus Aeluropus Lydekker, 1891 accepted as Ailuropoda Milne-Edwards, 1870
Genus Aeluropus Milne-Edwards, 1871 accepted as Ailuropoda Milne-Edwards, 1870
Genus Ailuropus Milne-Edwards, 1871 accepted as Ailuropoda Milne-Edwards, 1870
Genus Arceus Goldfuss, 1809 accepted as Melursus Meyer, 1793
Genus Arcticonus Pocock, 1917 accepted as Ursus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Aymardia Trouessart, 1904 † accepted as Amphicynodon Filhol, 1882 †
Genus Chondrorhynchus Fischer, 1814 accepted as Melursus Meyer, 1793
Genus Cynodon Aymard, 1848 † accepted as Amphicynodon Filhol, 1882 †
Genus Danis Gray, 1825 accepted as Ursus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Euarctos Gray, 1865 accepted as Ursus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Helarctus Gloger, 1841 accepted as Helarctos Horsfield, 1825
Genus Helarctus Burmeister, 1837 accepted as Helarctos Horsfield, 1825
Genus Heliarctus Tilesius, 1850 accepted as Helarctos Horsfield, 1825
Genus Mamursus Herrera, 1899 accepted as Ursus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Melanarctos Heude, 1901 accepted as Ursus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Mylarctos Lönnberg, 1923 accepted as Ursus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Myrmarctos Gray, 1865 accepted as Ursus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Nearctos Gray, 1873 accepted as Tremarctos Gervais, 1855
Genus Orochilus Palmer, 1904 accepted as Melursus Meyer, 1793
Genus Pandarctos Gervais, 1870 accepted as Ailuropoda Milne-Edwards, 1870
Genus Paracynodon Schlosser, 1899 † accepted as Amphicynodon Filhol, 1882 †
Genus Prochilus Illiger, 1811 accepted as Melursus Meyer, 1793
Genus Prochylus Blainville, 1817 accepted as Melursus Meyer, 1793
Genus Prochylus Gray, 1821 accepted as Melursus Meyer, 1793
Genus Selenarctos Heude, 1901 accepted as Ursus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Thalarcotos accepted as Thalarctos Gray, 1825
Genus Thalarctus Agassiz, 1846 accepted as Thalarctos Gray, 1825
Genus Thalassarctos Gray, 1825 accepted as Ursus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Thalassarctus Gloger, 1841 accepted as Ursus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Thalassiarchus Kobelt, 1896 accepted as Ursus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Ursarctos Heude, 1898 accepted as Ursus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Ursulus Kretzoi, 1954 † accepted as Ursus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Vetularctos Merriam, 1918 accepted as Ursus Linnaeus, 1758

Genus Hyaenarctos Owen, 1845 (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Metarctos Gaudry, 1860 (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Phoberocyon Ginsberg, 1955 † (uncertain, unassessed)
marine, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Not documented
IRMNG (2022). Ursidae Gray, 1825. Accessed at: https://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=104793 on 2022-08-18
Date
action
by
2006-09-19 22:00:00Z
created
2011-12-31 23:00:00Z
changed
2022-04-30 06:00:49Z
changed

basis of record Parker, S.P. (ed). (1982). Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms. McGraw-Hill, New York. 2 volumes.  [details]   

taxonomy source Ruggiero, M. A. (2014). Families of All Living Organisms, Version 2.0.a.15, (4/26/14). Expert Solutions International, LLC, Reston, VA. 420 pp.  [details]   

current name source Ruggiero, M. A. (2014). Families of All Living Organisms, Version 2.0.a.15, (4/26/14). Expert Solutions International, LLC, Reston, VA. 420 pp.  [details]   

extant flag source Benton, M.J. (ed). (1993). The Fossil Record 2. Chapman & Hall, London, 845 pp.  [details]   

habitat flag source Benton, M.J. (ed). (1993). The Fossil Record 2. Chapman & Hall, London, 845 pp.  [details]   

habitat flag source Aphia2006 (marine) [details]   
From other sources
Classification Eukaryota (Superkingdom) > Animalia (Kingdom) > Eumetazoa (Subkingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Mammalia (Class) > Theria (Subclass) > Eutheria (Infraclass) > Carnivora (Order) > Caniformia (Suborder) > Arctoidea (Superfamily) > Ursidae (Family) [details]

Descriptive info Bear family. Includes polar bears (marine). Benton, 1993 habitat flag(s): T; stratigraphic range: Eocene (Priabonian)-Holocene (?Recent). Includes marine genera (Aphia 2006) [details]

Habitat Marine and nonmarine [details]

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