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Prorastomidae

Mammalia - Sirenia - Prorastomidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Prorastomidae Cope p. 876
1890Prorastomidae Cope p. 698
1891Prorastomatidae Flower and Lydekker p. 224
1898Prorastomidae Trouessart p. 999
1902Prorastomidae Hay p. 582
1904Prorastomidae Trouessart p. 748
1932Prorastomidae Simpson p. 423
1941Prorastomidae Kretzoi p. 385
1959Prorastominae Reinhart p. 5
1973Prorastomidae Heal p. 19
1985Prorastomidae Barnes et al. p. 33
1988Prorastomidae Carroll
1993Prorastomidae Domning and Clark p. 414
1994Prorastomidae Domning p. 189
1994Prorastomidae Savage et al. p. 427
1996Prorastomidae Domning p. 378
2002Prorastomidae Rice p. 232 figs. Table 1
2008Prorastomidae Domning
2009Prorastomidae Rice p. 235 figs. Table 1
2017Prorastomidae Berta p. 170
2018Prorastomidae Domning p. 857 figs. Fig. 1

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Tethytheria
orderSirenia()
familyProrastomidae
familyProrastomidae

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: marinef
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: aquaticf
Diet: herbivoref
Reproduction: viviparousf
Created: 2005-09-11 17:02:09
Modified: 2017-04-17 10:41:33
Source: f = family, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Domning 1978, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Middle Eocene or 48.60000 to 37.20000 Ma

Collections (6 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Jamaica Prorastomus sirenoides (49874)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2USA (Florida) Prorastomidae indet. (49884)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Jamaica Prorastomus sirenoides (144125) Sirenia indet. (5241)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Senegal Prorastomidae indet. (133429)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Florida) Prorastomidae indet. (84267)