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Pediocaetes nanus

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Tetraonidae

Taxonomy
Pediocaetes nanus was named by Shufeldt (1891). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Silver Lake, which is in a Pleistocene terrestrial horizon in Oregon.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1891Pediocaetes nanus Shufeldt p. 819
1902Pediocaetes nanus Hay p. 534
1933Pedioecetes nanus Lambrecht p. 431
1940Pediocaetes nanus Wetmore p. 44

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
RankNameAuthor
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
PygostyliaChiappe 2002
Ornithothoraces
OrnithuromorphaChiappe et al. 1999
subclassOrnithurae
subclassNeornithesGadow 1893
Neognathae(Pycraft 1900)
PangalloanseraeGauthier and de Queiroz 2001
GalloanseraeSibley and Ahlquist 1990
superorderGalloanserimorphae
orderGalliformesTemminck 1820
familyTetraonidae
genusPediocaetesBaird 1858
speciesnanus

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: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yeso
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: solitaryo
Environment: terrestrialf
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: volantf
Diet: browserf
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2009-01-03 19:23:40
Modified: 2009-01-03 21:23:40
Source: f = family, o = order
References: Marsh 1875, Sedinger 1997

Age range: Late/Upper Pleistocene or 0.12600 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Oregon) Pedioecetes nanus (type locality: 176222)