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Leptorycteropus guilielmi

Mammalia - Tubulidentata - Orycteropodidae

Taxonomy
Leptorycteropus guilielmi was named by Patterson (1975). Its type specimen is KNM 94-67K, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Leptorycteropus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Leptorycteropus guilielmi Patterson p. 186

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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
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Pseudoungulata
orderTubulidentataHuxley 1872
familyOrycteropodidaeGray 1821
subfamilyOrycteropodinaeGray 1821
genusLeptorycteropus
speciesguilielmi

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 dwellingf
Diet: insectivoref
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-08-22 20:20:07
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: Tortonian or 11.62000 to 7.24600 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Kenya Leptorycteropus guilielmi (22241)
Tortonian - Piacenzian11.62 - 2.588Kenya Leptorycteropus guilielmi (22236)