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Nesodon

Mammalia - Notoungulata - Toxodontidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Nesodon Owen
1848Nesodon Owen p. 139
1887Acrotherium Ameghino
1887Adelphotherium Ameghino p. 22
1887Nesodon Ameghino p. 59
1894Nesodon Ameghino p. 21
1894Acrotherium Ameghino p. 25
1894Nesodon Lydekker p. 25
1907Nesodon Ameghino p. 89
1988Nesodon Carroll
2004Nesodon Croft et al. p. 4

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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()
orderNotoungulata
suborderToxodontiaAmeghino 1887
familyToxodontidae
subfamilyNesodontinae(Murray 1866)
genusNesodonOwen 1846

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
Maximum body mass: 554.61 kgg
Minimum body mass: 554.61 kgg
Body mass estimate: 554.61 kg
Body mass source: publishedg
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: scansorialsubc
Diet: herbivoreo
Created: 2013-04-14 01:31:11
Modified: 2013-04-13 10:31:11
Source: g = genus, o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: MacFadden et al. 1996, Vizcaíno et al. 2010, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Miocene to the top of the Friasian or 23.03000 to 15.50000 Ma

Collections (21 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Deseadan29.0 - 21.0Argentina (Santa Cruz) N. sp. (50074)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Argentina (Santa Cruz) N. imbricatus, N. sp. (142533) N. sp. (142529)
Santacrucian17.5 - 16.3Chile (Aisén) N. sp. (71843)
Santacrucian17.5 - 16.3Chile N. imbricatus (103804)
Santacrucian17.5 - 16.3Argentina (San Juan) N. conspurcatus (197900)
Santacrucian17.5 - 16.3Argentina (Santa Cruz) N. imbricatus (176576 176581 176583 176585 176602 176641) N. sp. (87314 176590 176622 176623 176625) Protoxodon marmoratus (176593)
Friasian16.3 - 15.5Chile N. sp. (176666)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Argentina (Santa Cruz) N. sp., N. imbricatus (27313)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Chile (Araucania) N. conspurcatus (144463)