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Nosmips aenigmaticus

Mammalia - Primates

Taxonomy
Nosmips aenigmaticus was named by Seiffert et al. (2010). Its type specimen is CGM 66002, a tooth, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Birket Qarun Locality 2, which is in a Priabonian channel sandstone in the Birket Qarun Formation of Egypt. It is the type species of Nosmips.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2010Nosmips aenigmaticus Seiffert et al.

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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()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
genusNosmips
speciesaenigmaticus

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
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: arborealo
Diet: omnivoreo
Created: 2005-08-26 13:27:51
Modified: 2005-08-26 15:27:51
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Nowak 1999, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: Priabonian or 38.00000 to 33.90000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Egypt Nosmips aenigmaticus (type locality: 67706)