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Horolodectes sunae

Mammalia - Horolodectidae

Taxonomy
Horolodectes sunae was named by Scott et al. (2006). Its type specimen is UALVP 39200, a mandible, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Birchwood, which is in a Ti3 fluvial sandstone/sandstone in the Paskapoo Formation of Canada. It is the type species of Horolodectes.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2006Horolodectes sunae Scott et al. p. 1010

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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
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
familyHorolodectidae
genusHorolodectes
speciessunae

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: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: scansorialsubc
Diet: insectivoreuc
Created: 2005-09-06 20:43:42
Modified: 2005-09-06 22:44:32
Source: subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Luo et al. 2003, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: Ti3 or 61.70000 to 56.80000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ti361.7 - 56.8Canada (Alberta) Arctocyonidae indet., Aphronorus sp. (14992) Horolodectes sunae (type locality: 14928)