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Tethytheria

Mammalia -

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Tethytheria McKenna p. 42
1989Tethytheria Prothero and Schoch p. 530
1996Tethytheria Domning p. 378
2001Tethytheria Waddell et al. p. 148
2005Tethytheria Shoshani and Tassy p. 9 figs. Table 2
2006Tethytheria Rose et al. p. 220
2007Tethytheria Seiffert
2010Tethytheria Asher and Helgen p. 3
2010Tethytheria Bajpai et al. p. 42
2016Tethytheria Voss et al. p. 6
2017Tethytheria Voss and Hampe p. 340
2017Tethytheria Voss et al. p. 165
2018Tethytheria Díaz-Berenguer et al. p. 3

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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()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Tethytheria
Tethytheria

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

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Thanetian to the top of the Holocene or 59.20000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 56.0 Ma

Collections (2851 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0Morocco (Beni Mellal) Eritherium azzouzorum (77353)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Turkey (Amasya) Palaeoamasia kansui (84608)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Algeria Proboscidea indet. (71984)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Morocco Daouitherium rebouli, Stylolophus sp. (71235) Phosphatherium escuilliei (71233) Stylolophus minor (158991)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Morocco (Chaouia-Ouardigha) Stylolophus minor (87890)
Ypresian - Lutetian56.0 - 41.3Algeria (Bechar region) Proboscidea indet. (77014)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6Mali Plesielephantiformes indet. (114961)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6Mali (Gao) Proboscidea indet., Numidotheriidae indet. (175262)
Early/Lower Eocene - Middle Eocene55.8 - 37.2Turkey Palaeoamasia kansui (84607 84609 182489)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2China (Shanxi) Lunania zhoui (175227)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2Turkey (Anatolia) Embrithopoda indet. (43624)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2Romania (Hunedoara Departement) Crivadiatherium mackennai, Crivadiatherium iliescui (36132)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2China (Henan) Lunania youngi (46193)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2China (Yunnan) Lunania n. sp. (36668)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3India (Kutch) Moeritheriidae indet. (45590 45592)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Mali Moeritherium sp. (136910)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Senegal (Thies region) Moeritherium sp. (36616)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Namibia (Sperrgebiet) Namatherium blackcrowensis (149173)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Turkey (Ankara) Proboscidea indet., Hypsamasia seni (84511)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Western Sahara Proboscidea indet. (175734)