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Colombitherium tolimense

Mammalia - Ungulata - Pyrotheriidae

Taxonomy
Colombitherium tolimense was named by Hoffstetter (1970). Its type specimen is MNHN-CLB 15, a maxilla, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Gualanday Group locality, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in Colombia. It is the type species of Colombitherium.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Colombitherium tolimense Hoffstetter

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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()
orderUngulata(Linnaeus 1766)
Meridiungulata
suborderPyrotheriaAmeghino 1895
familyPyrotheriidaeAmeghino 1889
genusColombitheriumHoffstetter 1970
speciestolimenseHoffstetter 1970

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: scansorialsubc
Diet: herbivoresubo
Created: 2009-01-05 17:12:05
Modified: 2009-01-05 19:12:05
Source: subo = suborder, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: MacFadden et al. 1996, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: Late/Upper Eocene or 37.20000 to 33.90000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9Colombia (Tolima) Colombitherium tolimense (type locality: 186571)