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Deccanolestes hislopi

Mammalia - Adapisoriculidae

Taxonomy
Deccanolestes hislopi was named by Prasad and Sahni (1988). Its type specimen is VPL/JU/NKIM/10, a tooth (right [upper] M1), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Naskal microvertebrate site, which is in a Maastrichtian fluvial-lacustrine mudstone/mudstone in the Intertrappean Beds Formation of India. It is the type species of Deccanolestes.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Deccanolestes hislopi Prasad and Sahni
1994Deccanolestes hislopi Prasad et al. p. 264
2003Deccanolestes hislopi Rana and Wilson p. 333
2004Deccanolestes hislopi Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 494, 504-505

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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
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
familyAdapisoriculidaeVan Valen 1967
genusDeccanolestesPrasad and Sahni 1988
specieshislopiPrasad and Sahni 1988

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: terrestrialg
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: arborealg
Diet: insectivoreuc
Created: 2005-09-07 13:26:47
Modified: 2005-09-07 15:26:47
Source: g = genus, c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Luo et al. 2003, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: Maastrichtian or 72.10000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0India (Andhra Pradesh) Deccanolestes hislopi (type locality: 27014 122240)