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Mixotoxodon larensis

Mammalia - Notoungulata - Toxodontidae

Taxonomy
Mixotoxodon larensis was named by Van Frank (1957). Its type specimen is A.M.N.H. No. 48854, a mandible (symphyseal portion of lower jaws with left I112, right 11-P3, most P4.), and it is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Mixotoxodon.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1957Mixotoxodon larensis Van Frank
1957Mixotoxodon larensis van Frank
2005Mixotoxodon larensis Cisneros p. 246

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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
genusMixotoxodon
specieslarensis

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
partNmeanminimummaximummedians.d.
Coronoid process height1335.0----
Lower I1 height123.0----
Lower I2 height122.0----
Lower I3 height214.413.016.014.52.12
Lower m3 height2157.0154.0160.0157.04.24

Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: scansorialsubc
Diet: herbivoreo
Created: 2009-01-05 17:11:49
Modified: 2009-01-05 19:11:49
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: MacFadden et al. 1996, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Pleistocene to the top of the Late/Upper Pleistocene or 2.58800 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections (14 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Pleistocene - Middle Pleistocene2.588 - 0.126El Salvador Mixotoxodon larensis (70118)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Mexico (Veracruz) Mixotoxodon larensis (192087)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Venezuela (Falcon) Mixotoxodon larensis (63884)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Venezuela (Lara) Mixotoxodon larensis (145703 145704)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Nicaragua Toxodon burmeisteri (86959)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Costa Rica (Alajuela) Mixotoxodon larensis (192088)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Honduras Mixotoxodon larensis (190753)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Colombia (Magdalena) Mixotoxodon larensis (145511)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (high glacial)0.126 - 0.0117Venezuela (Zulia) Mixotoxodon larensis (63515)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Nicaragua Mixotoxodon larensis (71267)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117El Salvador Mixotoxodon larensis (190752)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Argentina (Santiago del Estero) Mixotoxodon larensis (192106)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Panama (Herrera) Mixotoxodon larensis (71278)