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Prodasypus

Mammalia - Cingulata - Dasypodidae

Taxonomy
Prodasypus was named by Ameghino (1894).

It was assigned to Dasypidae by Ameghino (1894) and Ameghino (1897).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1894Prodasypus Ameghino
1897Prodasypus Ameghino p. 508

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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
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Cladotheria
Zatheria
subclassTribosphenida()
subclassTheria
Eutheria()
Placentalia
Americatheria
Xenarthra()
orderCingulata()
Dasypodoidea(Gray 1821)
familyDasypodidae()
genusProdasypus

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.

G. †Prodasypus Ameghino 1894
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Prodasypus centralis Ameghino 1902
Prodasypus ornatus Ameghino 1897
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: insectivoref
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-08-22 18:31:05
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Lillegraven 1979, Nowak 1991, Ji et al. 2002, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009
Collections
No collection or age range data are available