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Gelastops

Mammalia - Cimolestidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1935Emperodon Simpson
1935Gelastops Simpson
1967Gelastops Van Valen
1997Gelastops McKenna and Bell
2006Gelastops Lopatin
2007Gelastops Burger p. 144

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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()
Cimolesta()
familyCimolestidaeMarsh 1889
genusGelastops

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: terrestrialf
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: scansorialsubc
Diet: insectivoref
Created: 2005-09-10 09:41:44
Modified: 2005-09-10 19:53:58
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Puercan to the top of the Tiffanian or 66.00000 to 56.80000 Ma

Collections (18 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Puercan66.0 - 63.3USA (Texas) G. sp. (14829)
Puercan66.0 - 63.3USA (Montana) G. sp. (14766)
To363.3 - 61.7Canada (Alberta) G. sp. (14894)
Torrejonian63.3 - 61.7USA (Montana) G. parcus (14906 14913)
Torrejonian63.3 - 61.7USA (Wyoming) G. joni (14886) G. parcus (14881 14898 14905 14912)
Torrejonian - Tiffanian63.3 - 56.8USA (Wyoming) G. joni (14851)
Ti361.7 - 56.8USA (Colorado) G. parcus (99821)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (Wyoming) G. parcus (15012) G. sp. (15067 198262 198263 198264 198265)