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

Microstonyx major

Mammalia - Suidae

Taxonomy
Sus major was named by Gervais (1848). It is not extant.

It was recombined as Microstonyx major by Theodorou et al. (2003) and Sen et al. (2015).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Sus major Gervais
2003Microstonyx major Theodorou et al.
2015Microstonyx major Sen et al.

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

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()
RankNameAuthor
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Cladotheria
Zatheria
subclassTribosphenida()
subclassTheria
Eutheria()
Placentalia
Boreoeutheria
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Euungulata
Artiodactylamorpha
Artiodactyla()
superfamilySuoidea
familySuidae
genusMicrostonyxPilgrim 1926
speciesmajor(Gervais 1848)

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.

Microstonyx major Gervais 1848
show all | hide all
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: omnivoref
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-08-23 13:08:25
Source: f = family, o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Lillegraven 1979, Nowak 1991, Nowak 1999, Hendy et al. 2009, Carroll 1988

Age range: base of the MN 10 to the top of the MN 12 or 9.70000 to 7.24600 Ma

Collections (28 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Miocene23.03 - 5.333France (Vaucluse) Microstonyx major (201497)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Ukraine (Odessa) Sus major (75797)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Moldova Sus major (75802)
Vallesian11.608 - 8.7Greece (Sithonia) Microstonyx major (202729)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Turkey (Cankiri) Microstonyx major (184368)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Greece (Chalkidona) Microstonyx major (182750 202222 202703)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Greece (Euboea) Microstonyx major (195431 195432)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Greece (Attica) Microstonyx major (202630 202631)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Spain Microstonyx major (174643)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Moldova (Tighina Departement) Sus major (36139)
Late/Upper Miocene - Early/Lower Pliocene11.608 - 3.6Greece (Chalkidiki) Microstonyx major (191612)
MN 109.7 - 8.7Spain (Teruel) Microstonyx major (38345)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Turkey Microstonyx major (151910)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Kyrgyzstan Microstonyx major (34435)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Greece (Macedonia) Microstonyx major (73553)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Bulgaria Microstonyx major (208566 208567 208568 208569)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Greece (Chalkidona) Microstonyx major (195489)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Greece (Euboea) Sus major (202213)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Greece (Samos) Microstonyx major (202215)
MN 127.75 - 7.246Turkey (Anatolia) Microstonyx major (60534)
MN 127.75 - 7.246Ukraine (Odessa) Microstonyx major (167995)