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Diatrymidae

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Diatrymidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1913Diatrymidae Shufeldt
1917Diatrymidae Matthew and Granger p. 321
1933Diatrymidae Lambrecht p. 566
1960Diatrymidae Wetmore p. 27
1988Diatrymatidae Carroll
2007Diatrymatidae Livezey and Zusi p. 90

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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
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
RankNameAuthor
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
PygostyliaChiappe 2002
Ornithothoraces
OrnithuromorphaChiappe et al. 1999
subclassOrnithurae
subclassNeornithesGadow 1893
Neognathae(Pycraft 1900)
GalloanseraeSibley and Ahlquist 1990
superorderGalloanserimorphae
orderDiatrymiformes()
familyDiatrymidaeShufeldt 1913
familyDiatrymidaeShufeldt 1913

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: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yeso
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: solitaryo
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: volantuc
Diet: herbivoreuc
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2009-01-03 20:08:01
Modified: 2009-01-03 22:08:01
Source: o = order, uc = unranked clade
References: Kiessling 2004, Livezey 1997, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Wasatchian to the top of the Lutetian or 55.80000 to 41.30000 Ma

Collections (17 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Wyoming) Diatryma gigantea (15536 85439 85440 85441 85442 85443 85444) Diatryma sp. (46674 46685 46803 46809) Diatryma steini (85438) Omorhamphus storchii (74626)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2USA (New Jersey) Diatryma regens (88090)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3France (Rhone) Eleutherornis cotei (151252)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Germany (Sachsen-Anhalt) Diatryma geiselensis (44999 45002)