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Euhapsis ellicottae

Mammalia - Rodentia - Castoridae

Taxonomy
Euhapsis ellicottae was named by Martin (1987). Its type locality is Pine Ridge Escarpment, which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in the Harrison Formation of Nebraska.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1987Euhapsis ellicottae Martin

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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
suborderEupelycosauria
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
superfamilyCastoroideaGray 1821
familyCastoridae
subfamilyPalaeocastorinae
genusEuhapsis
speciesellicottaeMartin 1987

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: amphibiousf
Diet: browserf
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-08-26 13:05:29
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: Harrisonian or 24.80000 to 20.43000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Harrisonian24.8 - 20.43USA (Wyoming) Euhapsis ellicottae (17821)
Harrisonian24.8 - 20.43USA (Nebraska) Euhapsis ellicottae (type locality: 17819)