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Mammaliaformes (mammaliaform)

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Mammaliaformes Rowe p. 250
1991Mammaliaformes Wible

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
Mammaliaformes

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
Maximum body mass: 1374.7 kgs
Minimum body mass: 3 gs
Environment: terrestrialuc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: scansorialuc
Diet: insectivoreuc
Comments: successive stem group taxa Sinoconodon, Morganucodon, Megazostrodon, and Hadroconium were all insectivorous (Jenkins and Parrington 1976; Luo et al. 2001) and Megazostrodon and Eozostrodon were scansorial (Jenkins and Parrington 1976)uc
Created: 2011-04-24 23:35:11
Modified: 2011-04-24 08:35:11
Source: s = species, c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Kay 1994, Luo et al. 2003, Johnson and Madden 1997, Hu et al. 2005, Vizcaíno et al. 2010, Carroll 1988, Kay and Cozzuol 2006, Kay and Meldrum 1997, Hendy et al. 2009, Legendre 1988, Kay et al. 2008, Uhen and Gingerich 1995, Fleagle 1990

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Anisian to the top of the Holocene or 247.20000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 242.0 Ma

Collections (20686 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Anisian247.2 - 242.0South Africa (Eastern Cape) Tribolodon frerensis (105295)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0India (Madhya Pradesh) Gondwanadon tapani (68170) Tikitherium copei (105292)
Late/Upper Triassic237.0 - 201.3China (Sichuan) Mammalia indet. (60501)
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (Texas) Adelobasileus cromptoni (13266)
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (Colorado) Mammalia indet. (55259 193013)
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (New Mexico) Ameghinichnus sp. (52168)
Norian - Rhaetian228.0 - 201.3Belgium Thomasia woutersi (131520)
Alaunian215.56 - 212.0Greenland Mammalia indet. (27006)
Alaunian215.56 - 212.0Luxembourg (Diekirch) Morganucodontidae indet. (56047)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Germany (Sachsen-Anhalt) Thomasia sp. 1 (22684)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Germany (Baden-Württemberg) Bolodon sp., Pantotheria indet. G2, Microcleptes sp., Microcleptidae indet. (194663) Microlestes antiquus, Microcleptidae indet. (67914) Thomasia sp., Thomasia antiqua, Microcleptidae indet., Thomasia sp. 2 (131422)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Greenland Mammalia indet., Brachyzostrodon sp., Kuehneotherium sp. (27007)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Greenland (East Greenland) Haramiyavia clemmenseni (105702)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Switzerland (Schaffhausen) Haramiyidae indet., Haramiyidae indet., Haramiyidae indet., Triconodonta indet., Triconodonta indet., Triconodonta indet., Triconodonta indet., Haramiyidae indet., Haramiyidae indet. (51235)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3France (Lorraine) Brachyzostrodon sp. 1, Brachyzostrodon sp. 2, Multituberculata indet., Haramiyidae indet., Thomasia sp., Brachyzostrodon coupatezi, Theroteinus nikolai, Brachyzostrodon maior, Thomasia antiqua, Kuehneotherium praecursoris, Thomasia moorei, Woutersia mirabilis, Woutersia butleri, Kuehneotherium stanislavi, Fluctuodon necmergor (36106) Sinoconodon sp., Morganucodontidae indet., Morganucodon sp., Thomasia antiqua, Woutersia mirabilis (92109)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3United Kingdom (England) Hypsiprymnopsis rhaeticus (89048) Kuehneotherium sp. (12858) Thomasia anglica, Microcleptes sp., Eozostrodon parvus, Eozostrodon problematicus, Microlestes moorei, Microcleptes fissurae (120898)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Luxembourg Morganucodontidae indet., Kuehneotherium sp., Thomasia antiqua (67895)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Belgium (Gaume) Mojo usuratus, Haramyidae indet. (114131) Thomasia woutersi (68882)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3France (Franch-Comté) Thomasia group 2, Kuehneotheriidae indet. (60541)
Hettangian201.3 - 199.3China (Yunnan) Morganucodon oehleri (11805)