Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Perutherium altiplanense

Mammalia - Notoungulata - Perutheriidae

Taxonomy
Perutherium altiplanense was named by Grambast et al. (1967). It is not extant.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Perutherium altiplanense Grambast et al.
1979Perutherium altiplanense Kielan-Jaworowska et al. p. 223
1983Perutherium altiplanense Marshall and de Muizon p. 147
2004Perutherium altiplanense Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 495, 516

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderNotoungulata
suborderNotioprogoniaSimpson 1934
familyPerutheriidaeGrambast et al. 1967
genusPerutheriumGrambast et al. 1967
speciesaltiplanenseGrambast et al. 1967

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
L. G. Marshall and C. de Muizon 1983molaires brachyodontes ; paraconide petit mais distinét ; prémétastylide et postmétastylide petits mais distincts, coniques; antérolophide orienté obliquement, constitué par le protoconide, le métaconide, et le postmétastylide également espacés, alignés, et réunis respectivement par une proto- cristide et une postmétacristide ; postmétastylide lingual et postérieur au métaconide ; talonide non spécialisé, avec une crista obliqua et une postcristide peu marquées. Localité-type: gisement de Laguna Umayo, département de Puno, Pérou. Amérique du Sud.