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Achaenodontidae

Mammalia - Ungulata - Achaenodontidae

Taxonomy
Achaenodontidae was named as a family. Its type is Archaenodon.

It was reranked as the subfamily Achaenodontinae by Hay (1902).

It was assigned to Suidae by Hay (1902); to Nonruminantia by Gregory (1910); to Suiformes by Jaekel (1911); and to Artiodactyla by Peterson (1919).

Synonymy list
p. 79
YearName and author
1902Achaenodontinae Hay p. 653
1910Achaenodontidae Gregory p. 466
1911Achaenodontidae Jaekel p. 234
1919Achaenodontidae Peterson p. 79

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderUngulata(Linnaeus 1766)
orderArtiodactyla()
familyAchaenodontidae
familyAchaenodontidae

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: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: grazero
Diet 2: browsero
Created: 2005-08-26 14:03:05
Modified: 2005-09-19 12:23:23
Source: o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1999, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Uintan or 46.20000 to 40.40000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (California) Achaenodontinae indet. (16665) Parahyus sp. (16725)
Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Texas) Parahyus vagus (16588)