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Palaeotherium magnum

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Palaeotheriidae

Taxonomy
Palaeotherium magnum was named by Cuvier (1804).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1804Palaeotherium magnum Cuvier
1986Palaeotherium magnum Hooker p. 371

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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
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
orderPerissodactyla()
suborderLophodontomorpha
infraorderEuperissodactyla
Hippomorpha
superfamilyEquoidea
familyPalaeotheriidaeBonaparte 1850
genusPalaeotheriumCuvier 1804
speciesmagnumCuvier 1804

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: terrestrialg
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingg
Diet: frugivoreg
Diet 2: folivoreg
Created: 2005-09-01 02:13:30
Modified: 2005-09-01 08:25:24
Source: g = genus, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Legendre 1988, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Eocene to the top of the MP 19 or 37.20000 to 33.90000 Ma

Collections (13 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Eocene56.0 - 33.9Spain (Catalonia) Palaeotherium magnum (39012 39013 39015)
Lutetian - Priabonian47.8 - 33.9Greece Palaeotherium magnum (188313)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9France (Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur Region) Palaeotherium magnum (31747)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Spain (Catalonia) Palaeotherium magnum (31751)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9United Kingdom (England) Palaeotherium magnum (184758 184759 184761)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9United Kingdom (England) Palaeotherium magnum (41652)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9France (Quercy) Palaeotherium magnum (12850)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9Portugal (Coímbra) Palaeotherium magnum (182272)
MP 18 - MP 1937.2 - 33.9France (Allier) Palaeotherium magnum (143459)