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Astrapotheriidae

Mammalia - Astrapotheria - Astrapotheriidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Astrapotheriidae Ameghino p. 19
1891Astrapotheridae Ameghino p. 12
1894Astrapotheridae Ameghino p. 48
1894Astrapotheriidae Lydekker p. 47
1897Astrapotheriidae Ameghino p. 448
1910Astrapotheriidae Gregory p. 466
1957Astrapotheriidae Simpson
1967Astrapotheriidae Simpson
1988Astrapotheriidae Carroll
1997Astrapotheriidae McKenna and Bell
2009Astrapotheriidae Kramarz and Bond
2010Astrapotheriidae Kramarz and Bond

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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
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Epitheria
UngulataLinnaeus 1766
Meridiungulata
orderAstrapotheria
familyAstrapotheriidaeAmeghino 1887
familyAstrapotheriidaeAmeghino 1887

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: 1374.7 kgs
Minimum body mass: 1021.63 kgs
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: scansorialsubc
Diet: herbivoreo
Created: 2009-01-05 17:11:22
Modified: 2009-01-05 19:11:22
Source: s = species, o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Johnson and Madden 1997, Vizcaíno et al. 2010, MacFadden et al. 1996, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Priabonian to the top of the Middle Miocene or 38.00000 to 11.60800 Ma

Collections (93 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2Argentina (Chubut) Astraponotus assymmetrus (176288) Scaglia kraglievichorum (44956)
Middle Eocene - Early/Lower Miocene48.6 - 15.97Argentina (Chubut) Parastrapotherium crassum (176461)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Argentina (Chubut) Astraponotus indet. (176179)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9Argentina (Catamarca) Astrapotheriidae indet. (41608)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9Argentina (Chubut) Notamynus holdichi, Notamynus dicksoni, Megalophodon thompsoni, Megalophodon dilatatus (176290)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4Colombia (Tolima) Astrapotheriidae indet. (133619)
Oligocene33.9 - 23.03Argentina (Chubut) Maddenia lapidaria (176201)
Deseadan29.0 - 21.0Bolivia Astrapotheriidae indet. (95688)
Deseadan29.0 - 21.0Brazil (Sao Paulo) Astrapotheriidae indet. (152418)
Deseadan29.0 - 21.0Argentina (Chubut) Astrapotherium voghti (186781) Parastrapotherium holmbergi (14211) Parastrapotherium martiale (186780) Parastrapotherium sp. (146358)
Deseadan29.0 - 21.0Bolivia (La Paz) Astrapotheriidae indet. (133596)
Deseadan29.0 - 21.0Argentina (Santa Cruz) Astrapotheriidae indet. (176627) Astrapotherium sp., Parastrapotherium holmbergi, Liarthrus copei (50074) Parastrapotherium holmbergi, Liarthrus copei (176269)
Deseadan29.0 - 21.0Uruguay (Canelones) Uruguaytherium beaulieui (176488)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03Argentina (Chubut) Parastrapotherium indet. (92670)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03Peru (Loreto) Astrapotheriidae indet. (176130 176147)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Argentina (Santa Cruz) Astrapotherium magnum (142529 142533)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Argentina (Neuquén) A. sp., Astrapothericulus sp., Parastrapotherium sp. (197285) Astrapotherium sp. (89030) Parastrapotherium sp. (89027)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Chile (Biobio) Astrapotherium indet. (139577)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Colombia (Tolima) Astrapotheriidae indet., Xenastrapotherium chaparralensis (133440)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333Ecuador (Cañar) Xenastrapotherium aequatorialis (144675)
Colhuehuapian21.0 - 17.5Argentina (Chubut) A. gen. et sp. nov., Astrapotheriidae indet., Parastrapotherium symmetrum, Astrapotherium ruderarium (141368)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Colombia (Guajira) A. sp. (190377) Hilarcotherium miyou (176826)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Colombia (La Guajira) Hilarcotherium miyou (162005)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Venezuela (Falcon) Astrapotheriidae indet. (43063)
Burdigalian - Langhian20.44 - 13.82Colombia (Guajira) Hilarcotherium miyou (145271)
Santacrucian17.5 - 16.3Argentina (Santa Cruz) Astrapotherium magnum (176578 176581 176585 176590) Astrapotherium sp. (176622)
Santacrucian17.5 - 16.3Chile (Aisén) Astrapotherium sp. (71843)
Santacrucian17.5 - 16.3Venezuela (Guárico) Astrapotherium christi (146538)
Santacrucian - Laventan17.5 - 11.8Chile (Bío Bío) Astrapotheriidae indet. (140105)
Friasian16.3 - 15.5Chile Astrapotherium hesperinum (176666)
Friasian16.3 - 15.5Colombia Granastrapotherium snorki (13757)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82Colombia (Guajira) Hilarcotherium miyou (190376)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Peru (Ucayali) Xenastrapotherium sp. (144794)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Colombia (Cesar) Hilarcotherium sp. (176829)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Colombia (Tolima) Hilarcotherium castanedaii (169236)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Argentina (Mendoza) Astrapotherium sp. (145811)
Colloncuran15.5 - 13.8Bolivia Uruguaytheriinae sp. (91435)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Bolivia (Tarija) Astrapotherium indet. (38071)
Laventan13.8 - 11.8Colombia (Tolima) Astrapotheriidae indet. (132580) Granastrapotherium snorki (143779 143781 143782 143783) Xenastrapotherium indet. (132559)
Laventan13.8 - 11.8Peru Uruguaytheriinae indet. (107992)
Laventan13.8 - 11.8Peru (Ucayali) Granastrapotherium snorki (144792 144793) Xenastrapotherium sp., Uruguaytheriinae indet. (107993)
Laventan13.8 - 11.8Colombia (Huila) Astrapotherium sp. (133441) Granastrapotherium snorki (133692 134806 135348 140051 143785 143795 145175 145617 186607 187719 187720 187721 187888 187970 188028) Xenastrapotherium kraglievichi (133693 136211 141256 143787 143789 187965 188024 188026 188027) Xenastrapotherium kraglievichi, Granastrapotherium snorki (187114 187115 187718 188025)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Brazil (Acre) Synastrapotherium sp., Xenastrapotherium amazonense (55602)