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Platygonus

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Tayassuidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Platygonus Le Conte
1848Platygonus Leconte p. 103 figs. Fig. 1
1848Hyops Leconte p. 104 figs. not figured
1848Protochoerus Leconte p. 106
1853Euchoerus Leidy
1886Antaodon Ameghino
1898Antaodon Trouessart p. 1003
1920Platygonus Gidley p. 656
1947Selenogonus Stirton
1964Platygonus Hoare et al. p. 208
1980Platygonus Kurten and Anderson p. 297
1988Platygonus Carroll
1996Antaodon Domning p. 393
1997Platygonus McKenna and Bell p. 397
1998Platygonus Wright p. 395
2013Platygonus Gasparini p. 58
2017Platygonus Dutra et al. p. 355

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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
orderArtiodactyla()
superfamilySuoidea
familyTayassuidae
subfamilyTayassuinaePalmer 1897
tribePlatygonini
genusPlatygonus

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: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: browserg
Diet 2: grazerg
Comments: browser-grazer based on stable isotopes (MacFadden and Cerling 1996)g
Created: 2009-01-04 10:35:33
Modified: 2009-01-04 12:35:33
Source: g = genus, f = family, o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Nowak 1999, MacFadden and Cerling 1996, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Hemingfordian to the top of the Holocene or 20.43000 to 0.00000 Ma

Collections (179 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Miocene23.03 - 5.333Mexico (Guanajuato) P. sp. (18718)
Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (Nebraska) P. pollenae (17980)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Texas) P. pollenae (18097)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Oregon) Prosthennops brachirostris (18970) Prosthennops oregonensis (19015)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Kansas) P. serus (18140)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Colorado) P. pollenae (18495)
Late/Upper Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Nebraska) P. sp. (18126 18359)
Late/Upper Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9Mexico (Guanajuato) P. sp. (18738)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588USA (Idaho) P. pearcei (189134)
Pliocene - Early/Lower Pleistocene5.333 - 0.781Uruguay (Canelones) P. sp. (140047)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Nevada) P. pearcei (20009) P. sp. (19965)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (New Mexico) P. bicalcaratus (19981) P. sp. (19655 19970)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8Mexico (Guanajuato) Tayassuidae indet. (20077)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Nebraska) P. sp. (19955 19963)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Colorado) P. sp. (19744)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Texas) P. bicalcaratus (20022 20023 20025 20026 20028 20030 20032 20033 20050 20051 20052 20054 20060) P. sp. (20036)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Idaho) P. pearcei (22938) P. sp. (19911 19913)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Florida) P. bicalcaratus (19753 19754 19755 19758 19760)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Kansas) P. bicalcaratus (19932 19934 19935 19936) P. sp. (19927 19929 19941 19942 19943 19945 19947)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Washington) P. pearcei (20063) P. sp. (20062)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (California) P. sp. (19664 19685 20112 20115 20118 20119 20120 20122)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Arizona) P. sp. (19624 19625 19628 19629 19637 19638 19645 19647 19651 19654 19656 19657 19658 20303)
Blancan - Irvingtonian4.9 - 0.3Mexico (Jalisco) P. sp. (20078)
Chapadmalalan4.0 - 3.0Argentina (Buenos Aires) P. marplatensis (14175 14177)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Argentina (Jujuy) P. uquiensis (141896)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Argentina (Buenos Aires) P. chapadmalensis (14180) P. marplatensis (14181)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Mexico (México) P. compressus (163820)
Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588USA (California) P. sp. (19703)
Late/Upper Pliocene - Early/Lower Pleistocene3.6 - 0.781Colombia (Nariño) Selenogonus narinoensis (133585)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Mexico (Jalisco) P. sp. (189787)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Bolivia (Tarija) P. tarijensis (70673)
Early/Lower Pleistocene - Middle Pleistocene2.588 - 0.126USA (West Virginia) P. vetus (124540)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117USA (Maryland) P. tetragonus, P. cumberlandensis, P. vetus (126660)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117USA (Illinois) Dicotyles compressus (93526) P. compressus, Hyops depressifrons, Protochoerus prismaticus (87059)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117USA (Virginia) P. compressus (104673 108252) P. vetus (104705)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117USA (Pennsylvania) P. vetus (93485)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117USA (Michigan) P. compressus (22643)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Argentina (Buenos Aires) P. chapalmalensis (71304)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117USA (West Virginia) P. compressus (123875 124319 125941)
Calabrian1.806 - 0.781USA (Florida) P. bicalcaratus (20384)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Florida) P. bicalcaratus (20385) P. compressus (20478) P. cumberlandensis (20289) P. sp. (20350) P. vetus (20351 20400)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (West Virginia) Platygonus indet. (20555)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3Canada (Saskatchewan) P. bicalcaratus (20563)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (South Dakota) P. sp. (20389)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Oklahoma) P. cumberlandensis (20382)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Nebraska) P. compressus (20143) P. sp. (20154 20347 20376 20500)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Kansas) P. compressus (20166 20295) P. sp. (20301) P. vetus (20293)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Pennsylvania) P. sp. (20354)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (California) P. bicalcaratus (20187) P. sp. (20128) P. sp., P. vetus (20327)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Iowa) P. sp. (20556)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Maryland) P. sp., P. vetus, P. intermedius, P. cumberlandensis (20302)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Texas) P. cumberlandensis (20342) P. sp. (20288 20498 20530) P. vetus (20163)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3Mexico (Aguascalientes) P. sp. (20283)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3Mexico (Jalisco) P. sp. (20285 20539)
Ensenadan1.2 - 0.781Bolivia (Tarija) P. sp. (142544)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126USA (Virginia) P. compressus (104662)
Rancholabrean0.3 - 0.012Mexico (Sonora) P. sp. (20495)
Rancholabrean0.3 - 0.012USA (Florida) P. compressus (20491)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (late glacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Ohio) P. compressus (93334)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (late glacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (New Mexico) P. compressus (93256)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Idaho) P. sp. (20569)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (high glacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Texas) P. compressus (93103)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Florida) P. compressus (20573 20593 20594 20634 79667) P. sp. (20636)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Virginia) P. compressus (107875) P. sp. (104669 104688 104694)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Florida) P. compressus (154804 154805) P. sp. (74292)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Texas) P. alemanii (93527) P. compressus (79683)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Georgia) P. compressus (84189)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (West Virginia) P. compressus (93332)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (high glacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (South Dakota) P. sp. (93333)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Kentucky) P. sp. (74141)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (high glacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (New Mexico) P. sp. (76059)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Michigan) P. compressus (63387)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Illinois) P. cumberlandensis (93486)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (glacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (California) P. sp. (155393)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Arizona) P. compressus (63381)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Oregon) P. sp., P. vetus (93251)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (late glacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Florida) P. compressus (154722)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (late glacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Missouri) P. compressus (75995)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Indiana) P. cumberlandensis (20600)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Ohio) P. compressus (79634)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (late glacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Texas) P. sp. (79582)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.126 - 0.0USA (Missouri) P. compressus (63566 63567)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.126 - 0.0USA (Virginia) P. sp. (104683 104701)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0USA (Virginia) P. sp. (104702)