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Apatemys prouti

Mammalia - Insectivora - Apatemyidae

Taxonomy
Apatemys prouti was named by Hooker (2010). Its type specimen is NHMUK M51704, a tooth, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Abbey Wood, which is in a Ypresian marine sandstone in the Blackheath Beds Formation of the United Kingdom.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2010Apatemys prouti Hooker

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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()
orderInsectivoraBowdich 1821
superfamilyApatemyoidea
familyApatemyidae
genusApatemys
speciesprouti

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: terrestrialf
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: arborealf
Diet: herbivoref
Reproduction: viviparousf
Created: 2005-09-22 09:57:14
Modified: 2005-09-22 11:57:14
Source: f = family, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002, Tanaka and Taruno 2019

Age range: Ypresian or 56.00000 to 47.80000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom (England) Apatemys prouti (type locality: 38868)