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Neoplagiaulax macrotomeus

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae

Taxonomy
Ectypodus macrotomeus was named by Wilson (1956). Its type locality is Little Pocket, which is in a Torrejonian terrestrial horizon in the Nacimiento Formation of New Mexico.

It was recombined as Neoplagiaulax macrotomeus by Wilson (1956) and Sloan (1987).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Ectypodus macrotomeus Wilson
1956Neoplagiaulax macrotomeus Wilson
1987Neoplagiaulax macrotomeus Sloan

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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
RankNameAuthor
subclassSynapsida
suborderEupelycosauria
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Allotheria()
orderMultituberculataCope 1884
suborderCimolodonta()
familyNeoplagiaulacidae
genusNeoplagiaulaxLemoine 1882
speciesmacrotomeus()

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: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: arborealo
Diet: omnivoref
Created: 2005-09-11 16:54:47
Modified: 2005-09-11 18:54:47
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Jenkins and Krause 1983, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Gunnell et al. 1995, Hopson 1973

Age range: Torrejonian or 63.30000 to 61.70000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Torrejonian63.3 - 61.7USA (New Mexico) Ectypodus macrotomeus (type locality: 14873)