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Ursus Linnaeus 1758 (bear)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Ursidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41331

Synonyms: Arceus Goldfuss 1809 (no. 105068), Arcticonus Pocock 1917 (no. 105084), Chondrorhynchus Fisher 1814 (no. 105073), Danis Gray 1825 (no. 103565), Euarctos Gray 1864 (no. 104035), Helarctos Horsfield 1826 (no. 41313), Melanarctos Heude 1898 (no. 105082), Mylarctos Lönnberg 1923 (no. 105089), Myrmarctos Gray 1864 (no. 105078), Prochilus Illiger 1811 (no. 103566), Selenarctos Heude 1901 (no. 41324), Thalarctos Gray 1825 (no. 104034), Thalassarctos Gray 1825 (no. 103567), Thalassiarchus Kobelt 1896 (no. 105080), Ursarctos Heude 1898 (no. 105081), Ursus (Euarctos) Gray 1864 (no. 231580), Vetularctos Merriam 1918 (no. 105086)

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Ursini according to R. M. Hunt 1998

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Thalassarctos eogroenlandicus, Thalassarctos jenaensis, Thalassarctos labradorensis, Thalassarctos spitzbergensis, Ursus (Euarctos) vitabilis, Ursus abstrusus, Ursus americanus, Ursus arctos, Ursus arvernensis, Ursus dentrificius, Ursus inopinatus, Ursus malayanus, Ursus maritimus, Ursus spelaeus, Ursus thibetanus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-carnivore