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Mammaliaformes (mammaliaform)

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Mammaliaformes Rowe p. 250
1991Mammaliaformes Wible

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
Mammaliaformes

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
Maximum body mass: 1374.7 kgs
Minimum body mass: 3 gs
Environment: terrestrialuc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: scansorialuc
Diet: insectivoreuc
Comments: successive stem group taxa Sinoconodon, Morganucodon, Megazostrodon, and Hadroconium were all insectivorous (Jenkins and Parrington 1976; Luo et al. 2001) and Megazostrodon and Eozostrodon were scansorial (Jenkins and Parrington 1976)uc
Created: 2011-04-24 23:35:11
Modified: 2011-04-24 08:35:11
Source: s = species, c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Luo et al. 2003, Kiessling 2004, Johnson and Madden 1997, Hu et al. 2005, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Uhen and Gingerich 1995, Hopson 1973

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Carnian to the top of the Holocene or 237.00000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 228.0 Ma

Collections (20079 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Carnian237.0 - 228.0India (Madhya Pradesh) Gondwanadon tapani (68170) Tikitherium copei (105292)
Late/Upper Triassic237.0 - 201.3China (Sichuan) Mammalia indet. (60501)
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (Colorado) Mammalia indet. (55259 193013)
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (New Mexico) Ameghinichnus sp. (52168)
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (Texas) Adelobasileus cromptoni (13266)
Norian - Rhaetian228.0 - 201.3Belgium Thomasia woutersi (131520)
Alaunian215.56 - 212.0Greenland Mammalia indet. (27006)
Alaunian215.56 - 212.0Luxembourg (Diekirch) Morganucodontidae indet., Tricuspes tuebingensis (56047)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3France (Lorraine) Brachyzostrodon sp. 1, Brachyzostrodon sp. 2, Multituberculata indet., Haramiyidae indet., Thomasia sp., Brachyzostrodon coupatezi, Theroteinus nikolai, Brachyzostrodon maior, Thomasia antiqua, Kuehneotherium praecursoris, Tricuspes tuebingensis, Tricuspes sigogneauae, Tricuspes tapeinodon, Thomasia moorei, Woutersia mirabilis, Woutersia butleri, Kuehneotherium stanislavi, Fluctuodon necmergor (36106) Sinoconodon sp., Morganucodontidae indet., Morganucodon sp., Thomasia antiqua, Woutersia mirabilis (92109)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Germany (Sachsen-Anhalt) Thomasia sp. 1 (22684)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Germany (Baden-Württemberg) Microlestes antiquus (67914) Thomasia sp., Thomasia antiqua, Tricuspes tuebingensis, Thomasia sp. 2 (131422) Tricuspes tuebingensis (194663)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3United Kingdom (England) Hypsiprymnopsis rhaeticus (89048) Kuehneotherium sp. (12858) Thomasia anglica, Microcleptes sp., Eozostrodon parvus, Eozostrodon problematicus, Microlestes moorei, Microcleptes fissurae (120898)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Greenland Mammalia indet., Brachyzostrodon sp., Kuehneotherium sp. (27007)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Luxembourg Morganucodontidae indet., Kuehneotherium sp., Thomasia antiqua, Tricuspes sigogneauae, Tricuspes tapeinodon (67895)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Belgium (Gaume) Mojo usuratus, Haramyidae indet. (114131) Thomasia woutersi (68882)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Greenland (East Greenland) Haramiyavia clemmenseni (105702)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3France (Franch-Comté) Thomasia group 2, Kuehneotheriidae indet. (60541)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Switzerland (Schaffhausen) Haramiyidae indet., Haramiyidae indet., Synapsida indet., Haramiyidae indet., Triconodonta indet., Triconodonta indet., Triconodonta indet., Triconodonta indet., Haramiyidae indet., Haramiyidae indet. (51235)
Hettangian201.3 - 199.3China (Yunnan) Morganucodon oehleri (11805)
Hettangian201.3 - 199.3USA (New Jersey) Ameghinichnus sp. (62838)