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Plesiadapis

Mammalia - Primates - Plesiadapidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Plesiadapis Gervais
1877Plesiadapis Schlosser p. 47
1880Plesiadapis chevillionii Lemoine p. 588
1887Plesiadapis (Tricuspidens) Lemoine p. 192
1915Nothodectes Matthew
1917Nothodectes Matthew p. 831
1917Plesiadapis Matthew p. 833
1936Plesiadapis Simpson p. 19
1937Plesiadapis Simpson p. 167
1940Menatotherium Piton p. 290
1940Plesiadapis Simpson p. 202
1964Plesiadapis (Ancepsoides) Russell p. 115
1973Plesiadapis Gingerich p. 517
1975Plesiadapis Gingerich p. 141
1982Plesiadapis Rose and Bown p. 66
1989Plesiadapis Gunnell p. 147
1997Plesiadapis McKenna and Bell

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
Euprimateformes
superfamilyPlesiadapoidea
familyPlesiadapidaeTrouessart 1897
genusPlesiadapisGervais 1877

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsuperf
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: arborealsuperf
Diet: herbivoresuperf
Reproduction: viviparoussuperf
Created: 2005-08-24 13:55:49
Modified: 2005-08-24 15:55:49
Source: superf = superfamily, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Selandian to the top of the Wasatchian or 61.60000 to 50.30000 Ma

Collections (190 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Torrejonian - Tiffanian63.3 - 56.8USA (Wyoming) P. sp. (14852 14854)
Ti161.7 - 56.8Canada (Alberta) P. anceps, P. praecursor (14939) P. sp., P. praecursor (195856)
Ti161.7 - 56.8USA (Montana) P. praecursor (15026)
Ti361.7 - 56.8Canada (Alberta) P. rex (14928)
Ti561.7 - 56.8USA (Wyoming) P. simonsi (46654)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (North Dakota) P. anceps (15006) P. rex (14931 14962) P. sp. (14927 14977) P. sp., P. fodinatus (15000)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8Canada (Saskatchewan) P. churchilli (14978)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (California) P. anceps (143202) P. churchilli (143201) P. sp. (14963) P. sp., P. anceps (14872)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (Wyoming) P. anceps (15061 15062) P. churchilli (14952 14980 14981 14982 14986 190424 190425 190436 190442 190452 190489) P. churchilli, P. fodinatus (15007 15049 15059 85096 190410 190423) P. dubius (190413 190418 190419 190420 190443 190457 190459 190462 190463 190468 190476 190477 190478 190479 190481) P. dubius, P. gingerichi (190412 190417) P. farisi (15036) P. fodinatus (14944 14974 14979 14997 14999 15001 15032 15065 26569 53059 190421 190429 190437 190438 190444 190448 190469 190473 190475 190488 190490) P. fodinatus, P. simonsi (15057) P. jepseni (14989) P. jepseni, P. fodinatus (14964) P. praecursor (15013 15014 15015) P. rex (14926 14936 15017 15031 15034 15060) P. simonsi (87907 190402 190403 190406 190411) P. sp. (15056 15058 15067)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (Colorado) P. fodinatus (174227)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8Canada (Alberta) P. churchilli (14951) P. fodinatus (14973) P. gidleyi (14995) P. rex (14949 14954) P. sp., P. praecursor (14938)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (Montana) P. anceps (14955 14993 15002 15064) P. churchilli (15033 15048) P. praecursor (15025) P. rex (14937 15037)
Tiffanian - Clarkforkian61.7 - 55.8USA (Wyoming) P. dubius (15035)
Selandian61.6 - 59.2Germany (Saxony-Anhalt) P. walbeckensis (74643)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0France (Champagne-Ardenne) P. tricuspidens (87955 137125) P. tricuspidens, P. remensis (87925 87943 137126) P. tricuspidens, P. remensis, P. berruensis (68428)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0France P. insignis (137805)
Thanetian - Early/Lower Eocene59.2 - 48.6France (Marne) P. remensis, Platychoerops georgei (133367)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8France (Oise) P. tricuspidens, Condylarthra indet. (166598)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8USA (Wyoming) P. churchilli (15024) P. churchilli, P. fodinatus (15018) P. cookei, P. dubius (15082) P. dubius, P. simonsi (188220)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8Germany P. tricuspidens (76843)
Cf156.8 - 55.8USA (Wyoming) P. gingerichi (46649)
Cf256.8 - 55.8USA (Wyoming) P. dubius (46651 46679)
Cf356.8 - 55.8USA (Wyoming) P. dubius (46678)
Clarkforkian56.8 - 55.8USA (Colorado) P. dubius (15239 15241 15247 15252 15257)
Clarkforkian56.8 - 55.8USA (Montana) P. dubius (15079)
Clarkforkian56.8 - 55.8USA (Wyoming) P. cookei (15085 15087 15094 15099 15100 15111 15115 15118 15119 15120 15126 15137 15150 15151 15152 15154 15155 15156 15159 15175 15186 15191 15202 15218) P. cookei, P. dubius (15072 15080 15092) P. cookei, P. dubius, P. gingerichi (15089) P. cookei, P. rubeyi, P. pearcei (15075) P. dubius (15109 15124 15132 15142 15168 15178 15212 164513) P. dubius, P. gingerichi (15176 15183 15204 15213) P. fodinatus (15028) P. gingerichi (15210 190455) P. sp., P. sp. (15216)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom P. remensis (87950)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8France (Île-de-France) P. russelli (68437)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Belgium (Hainaut) P. remensis (87947)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8France (Marne) P. remensis (35537)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom (England) P. tricuspidens, Platychoerops georgei (133368)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Wyoming) P. dubius (15898)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6Belgium (Brabant) Platychoerops daubrei (35531)