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Prolimnocyon atavus

Mammalia - Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae

Taxonomy
Prolimnocyon atavus was named by Matthew and Granger (1915) [genotype]. It is the type species of Prolimnocyon.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1915Prolimnocyon atavus Matthew and Granger

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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()
orderHyaenodonta()
familyHyaenodontidaeLeidy 1869
subfamilyLimnocyoninae
genusProlimnocyon
speciesatavus

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: scansorialg
Diet: carnivoref
Created: 2011-04-25 11:53:41
Modified: 2011-04-24 20:53:41
Source: g = genus, f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Gunnell 1998, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002, Gebo and Rose 1993

Age range: base of the Clarkforkian to the top of the Wasatchian or 56.80000 to 50.30000 Ma

Collections (39 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Clarkforkian56.8 - 55.8USA (Wyoming) Prolimnocyon atavus (15092)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Wyoming) Prolimnocyon atavus (15468 15507 15510 15516 15519 15520 15524 15531 15532 15534 15542 15544 15548 15577 15622 15782 15790 15796 15799 15814 15934 46704 46742 46765 46809 46820 46831 46849)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Colorado) Prolimnocyon atavus (15222 15350) Prolimnocyon sp. (15338 15372 15379 15388)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6USA (Wyoming) Prolimnocyon atavus (15594 15684 15686 15705)