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Archicebus achilles

Mammalia - Primates - Archicebidae

Taxonomy
Archicebus achilles was named by Ni et al. (2013). Its type specimen is IVPP V18618, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Near Jingzhou, which is in an Eocene terrestrial shale in the Yangxi Formation of China. It is the type species of Archicebus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2013Archicebus achilles Ni 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()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
Euprimateformes
EuprimatesHoffstetter 1978
infraorderHaplorhini(Pocock 1918)
Tarsiiformes(Gregory 1915)
familyArchicebidae
genusArchicebus
speciesachilles

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: arborealo
Diet: omnivoreo
Created: 2005-08-26 13:27:51
Modified: 2005-08-26 15:27:51
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Nowak 1999, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: Early/Lower Eocene or 55.80000 to 48.60000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6China (Hubei) Archicebus achilles (type locality: 35927)