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Umbrotherium azzarolii

Mammalia - Ungulata - Giraffidae

Taxonomy
Umbrotherium azzarolii was named by Hurzeler and Engesser (1976). Its type specimen is IGFI 4615, a maxilla, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Baccinello V2, which is in a Turolian terrestrial coal in Italy. It is the type species of Umbrotherium.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Umbrotherium azzarolii Hurzeler and Engesser p. 334

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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()
orderUngulata(Linnaeus 1766)
orderArtiodactyla()
Ruminantiamorpha
Ruminantia(Scopoli 1777)
Pecora()
familyGiraffidae
genusUmbrotherium
speciesazzarolii

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 dwellingf
Diet: browserf
Reproduction: viviparousf
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-09-22 12:03:58
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Nowak 1999, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Turolian or 8.70000 to 5.33300 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Italy Umbrotherium azzarolii (type locality: 92423)