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Mastodontidae (disused)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Mastodontidae

Taxonomy
Mastodonadae was named by Gray (1821). It is extant.

It was corrected as Mastodontidae by Thurmond and Jones (1981) and Eshelman et al. (2018).

It was assigned to Proboscidiae by Gray (1821); and to Proboscidea by Thurmond and Jones (1981) and Eshelman et al. (2018).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1821Mastodonadae Gray p. 306
1981Mastodontidae Thurmond and Jones p. 179
2018Mastodontidae Eshelman et al. p. 10

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Tethytheria
orderProboscidea()
familyMastodontidae()
familyMastodontidae()

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: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: grazerf
Diet 2: browserf
Created: 2005-08-26 13:32:09
Modified: 2005-08-26 15:32:09
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1999, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Burdigalian to the top of the Pleistocene or 20.44000 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections (7 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Spain (Toledo) Mastodontidae indet. (40721)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Kenya Mastodontidae indet. (57007)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608China (Nei Mongol) Mastodontidae indet. (28782)
Middle Miocene - Late/Upper Miocene15.97 - 5.333China (Nei Mongol) Mastodontidae indet. (28783)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Spain (Murcia) Mastodontidae indet. (40752)
Villanyian3.2 - 2.588Slovakia Mastodontidae indet. (41030)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Brazil (Acre) Mastodontidae indet. (65143)