Family Ailuridae: Red Panda

This family contains only one species, the Red Panda. Besides the Genus Ailurus there are eight other extinct genera, including:

Genus Amphictis 
Genus Protursus 

Subfamily Ailurinae

Genus Ailurus
Genus Magerictis 
Genus Parailurus 
Genus Pristinailurus 

Subfamily Simocyoninae

Genus Actiocyon (Synonymous with Alopecocyon)
Genus Alopecocyon 
Genus Simocyon

Other Good Resources

Flynn, John J. Flynn, Michael A. Nedbal, J.W. Dragoo, and R.L. Honeycutt. (1998) “Whence the Red Panda?” Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. Vol. 17, No. 2, November 2000, pp. 190-199.

Gregory, W.K. (1936). “On the Phylogenetic Relationships of the Giant Panda (Ailuropoda) to other Arctoid Carnivores.“ American Museum Novitates. Vol. 878:1-29.

Species listed under Ailuridae