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Ptilodus

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Ptilodus Cope
1884Chirox Cope p. 321–322
1929Ptilodus Simpson p. 11
1969Ptilodus Gazin p. 3
1997Ptilodus McKenna and Bell
2001Ptilodus Kielan-Jaworowska and Hurum p. 418
2002Ptilodus Scott et al. p. 692
2013Ptilodus Scott 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()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Allotheria()
orderMultituberculataCope 1884
suborderCimolodonta()
superfamilyPtilodontoidea()
familyPtilodontidaeCope 1887
genusPtilodus

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
partNmeans.d.
p4 height142.060.060

Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: arborealg
Diet: herbivoreg
Created: 2005-09-01 17:43:33
Modified: 2005-09-01 19:43:33
Source: g = genus, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Krause 1982, Jenkins and Krause 1983, Carroll 1988, Hopson 1973, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Puercan to the top of the Clarkforkian or 66.00000 to 55.80000 Ma

Collections (92 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Puercan66.0 - 63.3USA (Wyoming) P. sp. (14730) P. tsosiensis (14724 14729 14732)
Puercan66.0 - 63.3USA (Montana) P. tsosiensis (14766)
Puercan66.0 - 63.3USA (Texas) P. sp. (14829)
Puercan66.0 - 63.3Canada (Saskatchewan) P. tsosiensis (14768)
Puercan66.0 - 63.3USA (Utah) P. tsosiensis (14692)
Puercan66.0 - 63.3USA (New Mexico) P. tsosiensis (14760)
To263.3 - 61.7Canada (Alberta) P. montanus (99007)
To363.3 - 61.7Canada (Alberta) P. gnomus, P. sp. (14894)
Torrejonian63.3 - 61.7Canada (Alberta) P. sp. (14828) P. wyomingensis (143200 194573 194575)
Torrejonian63.3 - 61.7USA (Montana) P. montanus (14885 14906 14913 14919 14920)
Torrejonian63.3 - 61.7USA (Texas) P. mediaevus (14884)
Torrejonian63.3 - 61.7USA (New Mexico) P. mediaevus (14893)
Torrejonian63.3 - 61.7USA (Utah) P. ferronensis (14830)
Torrejonian63.3 - 61.7USA (Wyoming) P. mediaevus (14886) P. sp. (14896 14897 14898 14899 14901 14903 14904 14905) P. wyomingensis (14912)
Torrejonian - Tiffanian63.3 - 56.8USA (Wyoming) P. mediaevus (14858) P. sp., P. mediaevus (14851)
Ti161.7 - 56.8Canada (Alberta) P. sp., P. gnomus (14939)
Ti361.7 - 56.8Canada (Alberta) P. sp. (14928 14992)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (Wyoming) Neoplagiaulax fractus (14944 15034) P. kummae (14952 15055 15059 15066 15069 190436) P. montanus (14926 14965) P. sp. (14999 15012 15013 15016 15027 15031 15036 15061 15067) P. sp., Ectypodus hazeni (14989) P. sp., P. kummae (14936 15017)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (Montana) P. kummae (15033) P. montanus (14937) P. sp. (14955 15025 15037 15047 15048 15064)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8Canada (Alberta) P. kummae (14995) P. sp. (14929 14945 14954 14957 14959 14973)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (North Dakota) P. kummae (14976 14977) P. montanus (14931) P. sp. (15006) P. sp., P. wyomingensis (15000) P. wyomingensis (14962)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (Colorado) P. kummae (14967 174227)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8Canada (Saskatchewan) P. kummae (14978)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (Texas) P. mediaevus (14948 14956)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (California) P. sp. (14872)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8USA (Wyoming) P. kummae (15018 15024)
Clarkforkian56.8 - 55.8USA (Wyoming) P. kummae (15028)
Clarkforkian56.8 - 55.8USA (Colorado) P. sp. (15219 15252)