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Puijila darwini

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

Taxonomy
Puijila darwini was named by Rybczynski et al. (2009). Its type specimen is NUFV 405, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is 54th and Granville, Vancouver, which is in a Pleistocene coastal horizon in Canada. It is the type species of Puijila.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2009Puijila darwini Rybczynski et al. p. 1022

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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
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
suborderCaniformiaKretzoi 1943
familyMustelidaeFischer 1817
genusPuijila
speciesdarwini

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: scansorialf
Diet: carnivoref
Diet 2: omnivoref
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-08-22 19:38:29
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: Aquitanian or 23.03000 to 20.44000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Aquitanian23.03 - 20.44Canada (Northwest Territories) Puijila darwini (21371)