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Acratocnus

Mammalia - Megalonychidae

Taxonomy
Acratocnus was named by Anthony (1916). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Megalonychidae by Gaudin (1995).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1916Acratocnus Anthony
1995Acratocnus Gaudin

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Americatheria
Xenarthra()
infraorderPilosaFlower 1883
familyMegalonychidaeGervais 1855
genusAcratocnusAnthony 1916

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 dwellingf
Diet: herbivoref
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-08-22 18:30:05
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Pleistocene to the top of the Pleistocene or 0.12600 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections (5 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Puerto Rico A. odontrigonus (78300)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.126 - 0.0Cuba (Mayabeque) A. sp. (153777)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.126 - 0.0Dominican Republic (Pedernales) A. sp. (186695 186696 186697)