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Paulocnus

Mammalia - Megalonychidae

Taxonomy
Paulocnus was named by Hooijer (1962).

It was assigned to Ortotheriinae by McKenna and Bell (1997); and to Choloepodinae by White and MacPhee (2001).

Species

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1962Paulocnus Hooijer p. 904
1997Paulocnus McKenna and Bell
2001Paulocnus White and MacPhee

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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()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Cladotheria
Zatheria
subclassTribosphenida()
subclassTheria
Eutheria()
Placentalia
Americatheria
Xenarthra()
infraorderPilosaFlower 1883
Folivora
classEufolivoraDelsuc et al. 2001
superfamilyMegatherioideaGray 1821
familyMegalonychidaeGervais 1855
subfamilyCholoepodinaeMacPhee 2001
genusPaulocnusHooijer 1962

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. †Paulocnus Hooijer 1962
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Paulocnus petrifactus Hooijer 1962
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: herbivoref
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-08-22 18:30:05
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Lillegraven 1979, Ji et al. 2002, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Nowak 1991

Age range: base of the Pliocene to the top of the Pleistocene or 5.33300 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pliocene - Pleistocene5.333 - 0.0117Netherlands Antilles (Curaçao) P. petrifactus (176043)