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Gobiohyus robustus

Mammalia - Helohyidae

Taxonomy
Gobiohyus robustus was named by Matthew and Granger (1925). Its type specimen is AMNH 20246, a mandible (dentary with p4-m3 and alveoli or partial crowns of anterior dentition), and it is not a trace fossil.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Gobiohyus robustus Matthew and Granger
1977Gobiohyus robustus Coombs and Coombs p. 299

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Mammaliamorpha
RankNameAuthor
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes()
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Zatheria
subclassTribosphenida()
subclassTheria
Eutheria()
Placentalia
Boreoeutheria
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Euungulata
Artiodactylamorpha
Artiodactyla()
superfamilyDichobunoideaGill 1872
familyHelohyidae
genusGobiohyus
speciesrobustus

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.

Gobiohyus robustus Matthew and Granger 1925
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Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
M. C. Coombs and W. P. Coombs 1977Larger than Gobiohyus orientalis and G. pressidens (see Table 1).M3 hypoconulid proportionately narrow as in G. orientalis but unlike G. pressidens.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: grazero
Diet 2: browsero
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
Created: 2005-08-26 14:03:05
Modified: 2005-09-19 12:23:23
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Lillegraven 1979, Nowak 1999, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Middle Eocene or 47.80000 to 37.71000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Eocene47.8 - 37.71China (Henan) Gobiohyus robustus (46193)