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Dormaalocyon latouri

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Taxonomy
Miacis latouri was named by Quinet (1966). Its type specimen is IRNSB M1360, a tooth, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Dormaal, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in the Tienen Formation of Belgium. It is the type species of Dormaalocyon.

It was recombined as Dormaalocyon latouri by Missiaen et al. (2013) and Solé et al. (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Miacis latouri Quinet
2013Dormaalocyon latouri Missiaen et al.
2013Miacis latouri Solé et al.
2014Dormaalocyon latouri Solé et al.

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
genusDormaalocyon
specieslatouri(Quinet 1966)

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: Early/Lower Eocene or 55.80000 to 48.60000 Ma

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8France (Oise) Miacis sp. (68174)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Belgium (Hainaut) Dormaalocyon latouri (87947)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6Belgium (Brabant) Miacis latouri (35531)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6Portugal (Região Centro) Miacis latouri (79200)