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Esthonyx gunnelli

Mammalia - Esthonychidae

Taxonomy
Azygonyx gunnelli was named by Gingerich (1989) [genotype].

It was recombined as Esthonyx gunnelli by Lucas and Schoch (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1989Azygonyx gunnelli Gingerich
1998Esthonyx gunnelli Lucas and Schoch p. 271
2012Azygonyx gunnelli Rose et al.

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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()
Cimolesta()
suborderTillodontia(Marsh 1875)
familyEsthonychidaeCope 1883
subfamilyEsthonychinaeZittel and Schlosser 1911
genusEsthonyxCope 1874
speciesgunnelli()

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: ground dwellingo
Diet: herbivoreo
Created: 2005-08-31 13:30:51
Modified: 2005-08-31 15:30:51
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002, Lucas and Schoch 1998

Age range: Wasatchian or 55.80000 to 50.30000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Wyoming) Azygonyx gunnelli (15759 15834)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6USA (Wyoming) Azygonyx gunnelli (154253)