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Promylagaulus riggsi

Mammalia - Rodentia - Mylagaulidae

Taxonomy
Promylagaulus riggsi was named by McGrew (1941) [genotype]. Its type locality is FMNH Rosebud 2, which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in the Rosebud Formation of South Dakota. It is the type species of Promylagaulus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1941Promylagaulus riggsi McGrew

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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
familyMylagaulidaeCope 1881
subfamilyPromylagaulinaeRensberger 1980
genusPromylagaulusMcGrew 1941
speciesriggsiMcGrew 1941

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: herbivoreo
Created: 2005-08-26 14:04:46
Modified: 2005-08-26 16:04:46
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1999, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Monroecreekian to the top of the Harrisonian or 26.30000 to 20.43000 Ma

Collections (11 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Arikareean30.8 - 20.43USA (South Dakota) Promylagaulus riggsi (17601)
Monroecreekian26.3 - 24.8Canada (Saskatchewan) Promylagaulus riggsi (17526)
Monroecreekian26.3 - 24.8USA (South Dakota) Promylagaulus riggsi (17555)
Monroecreekian26.3 - 24.8USA (Nebraska) Promylagaulus riggsi (67637)
Harrisonian24.8 - 20.43USA (South Dakota) Promylagaulus riggsi (type locality: 17782)
Harrisonian24.8 - 20.43USA (Nebraska) Promylagaulus riggsi (17802 17816 17843 67638 69806 69807)