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Dorraletes diminutivus

Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae

Taxonomy
Haplaletes diminutivus was named by Dorr (1952). Its type locality is Dell Creek Quarry, which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial horizon in the Hoback Formation of Wyoming.

It was recombined as Dorraletes diminutivus by Gingerich (1983).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1952Haplaletes diminutivus Dorr
1983Dorraletes diminutivus Gingerich

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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
subclassSynapsida
RankNameAuthor
suborderEupelycosauria
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Afroinsectivora
orderMacroscelideaButler 1956
familyApheliscidaeMatthew 1918
genusDorraletes
speciesdiminutivus(Dorr 1952)

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: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: insectivoreo
Created: 2005-08-26 14:05:41
Modified: 2005-08-26 16:05:41
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002, Nowak 1999

Age range: Tiffanian or 61.70000 to 56.80000 Ma

Collections (5 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (Montana) Haplaletes diminutivus (15048)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (North Dakota) Haplaletes diminutivus (14931 14962)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (Wyoming) Dorraletes diminutivus (14936) Haplaletes diminutivus (type locality: 14944)