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Laredochoerus edwardsi

Mammalia - Ungulata - Leptochoeridae

Taxonomy
Laredochoerus edwardsi was named by Westgate (1994) [genotype]. Its type locality is Casa Blanca, which is in an Uintan estuary/bay sandstone in the Laredo Formation of Texas. It is the type species of Laredochoerus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1994Laredochoerus edwardsi Westgate
2007Laredochoerus edwardsi Theodor et al. p. 55

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderUngulata(Linnaeus 1766)
orderArtiodactyla()
superfamilyDichobunoideaGill 1872
familyLeptochoeridae
genusLaredochoerus
speciesedwardsi

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 dwellingo
Diet: grazero
Diet 2: browsero
Created: 2005-08-26 14:03:05
Modified: 2005-09-19 12:23:23
Source: o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1999, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Late/Upper Uintan or 46.20000 to 40.40000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Texas) Laredochoerus edwardsi, Leptochoeridae indet. (type locality: 16542)