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Cochlops muricatus

Mammalia - Cingulata - Propalaehoplophoridae

Taxonomy
Cochlops muricatus was named by Ameghino (1889). It is the type species of Cochlops.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Cochlops muricatus Ameghino p. 792
1891Cochlops muricatus Ameghino p. 40
1894Cochlops muricatus Ameghino p. 171

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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
Americatheria
Xenarthra()
orderCingulata()
suborderGlyptodontia()
infraorderPropalaehoplophoroineiAmeghino 1891
superfamilyPropalaehoplophoroideaAmeghino 1891
familyPropalaehoplophoridaeAmeghino 1891
genusCochlops
speciesmuricatus

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.

Cochlops muricatus Ameghino 1889
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: omnivoreo
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
Created: 2005-08-26 13:20:40
Modified: 2005-08-26 15:20:40
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Hendy et al. 2009, Carroll 1988, Nowak 1999, Ji et al. 2002, Lillegraven 1979

Age range: Santacrucian or 17.50000 to 16.30000 Ma

Collections (6 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Santacrucian17.5 - 16.3Argentina (Santa Cruz) Cochlops muricatus (27313 142533 176578 176602 176622 176625)