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Proscalops secundus

Mammalia - Proscalopidae

Taxonomy
Proscalops secundus was named by Matthew (1909) [see discussion in Galbreath 1953]. Its type specimen is AMNH 13798, a skull (nearly complete skull), and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1909Proscalops secundus Matthew
1981Proscalops secundus Barnosky p. 293

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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
Laurasiatheria
Eulipotyphla
suborderSoricomorphaGregory 1910
infraorderSoricotaKalandadze and Rautian 1992
superfamilyTalpoideaFischer de Waldheim 1817
familyProscalopidae
genusProscalops
speciessecundusMatthew 1909

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: scansorialsubc
Diet: insectivoreuc
Created: 2005-09-06 20:43:42
Modified: 2005-09-06 22:44:32
Source: subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Luo et al. 2003, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Monroecreekian to the top of the Hemingfordian or 26.30000 to 15.97000 Ma

Collections (12 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Arikareean30.8 - 20.43USA (Wyoming) Proscalops secundus (17490)
Monroecreekian26.3 - 24.8Canada (Saskatchewan) Proscalops sp. (17526)
Monroecreekian26.3 - 24.8USA (South Dakota) Proscalops secundus (17561 17564)
Monroecreekian26.3 - 24.8USA (Nebraska) Proscalops secundus (67637)
Harrisonian24.8 - 20.43USA (Nebraska) Proscalops secundus (17802 17816 17843 67638 69806 69807)
Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (Colorado) Proscalops secundus (17965)