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Propalaeosinopa albertensis

Mammalia - Pantolestidae

Taxonomy
Propalaeosinopa albertensis was named by Simpson (1927). Its type specimen is AMNH 15543B, a mandible (incomplete left dentary containing a severely worn p4), and it is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Propalaeosinopa.

It was considered a nomen dubium by Scott et al. (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Propalaeosinopa albertensis Simpson p. 2 figs. 2, 3

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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
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Cimolesta()
suborderPantolesta
familyPantolestidaeCope 1884
genusPropalaeosinopa
speciesalbertensis

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: hydroxyapatiteg
Environment: terrestrialg
Locomotion: actively mobileg
Life habit: ground dwellingg
Diet: carnivoreg
Reproduction: viviparousf
Created: 2005-09-10 11:12:35
Modified: 2005-09-10 13:12:35
Source: g = genus, f = family
References: Krause and Gingerich 1983, Carroll 1988, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the To3 to the top of the Tiffanian or 63.30000 to 56.80000 Ma

Collections (10 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
To363.3 - 61.7Canada (Alberta) Propalaeosinopa albertensis (14894)
Ti361.7 - 56.8Canada (Alberta) Propalaeosinopa albertensis (14992)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (Montana) Propalaeosinopa albertensis (14937 15048)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (North Dakota) Propalaeosinopa albertensis (14931 14962)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8Canada (Alberta) Propalaeosinopa albertensis (14933 14949 14957 14959)