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Notocynus hermosicus

Mammalia - Sparassodonta

Taxonomy
Notocynus hermosicus was named by Mercerat (1891). Its type specimen is MLP 11-91, a mandible (fragment of left mandibular ramus with roots of c and p1, base of p2, roots of p3-m2 (crown of m1 was lost between 1927 and 1981), m3 present, but missing tips ), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Monte Hermoso, which is in a Montehermosan terrestrial siltstone in the Monte Hermoso Formation of Argentina.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1891Notocynus hermosicus Mercerat p. 81
1914Notocynus hermosicus Rovereto p. 159
1981Notocynus hermosicus Marshall

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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
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes()
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Zatheria
subclassTribosphenida()
subclassTheria
subclassMetatheria()
Marsupialiformes
orderSparassodonta()
subfamilyHathlyacininae()
genusNotocynusMercerat 1891
specieshermosicusMercerat 1891

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.

Notocynus hermosicus Mercerat 1891
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubo
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: scansorialsubc
Diet: carnivoresubo
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
Created: 2013-05-24 23:51:13
Modified: 2013-05-24 08:51:13
Source: subo = suborder, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Hendy et al. 2009, Lillegraven 1979, Goin 1997, Carroll 1988, Clemens 1979

Age range: Montehermosan or 6.80000 to 4.00000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Montehermosan6.8 - 4.0Argentina (Buenos Aires) Notocynus hermosicus (type locality: 13503 198863)