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Multituberculata (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Multituberculata Cope
1889Multituberculata Cope p. 874
1891Multituberculata Flower and Lydekker p. 88
1894Multituberculata Ameghino p. 76
1897Multituberculata Ameghino p. 496
1928Multituberculata Simpson p. 9
1929Multituberculata Simpson p. 11
1933Multituberculata Abel
1963Multituberculata Clemens p. 59
1965Multituberculata Sloan and Van Valen p. 221
1966Multituberculata Olson p. 302
1975Multituberculata McKenna p. 40
1979Multituberculata Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska p. 101
1986Multituberculata Bonaparte p. 57
1986Multituberculata Lillegraven and McKenna p. 17
1991Multituberculata Wible
1993Multituberculata Krause p. 321
1997Multituberculata McKenna and Bell
2001Multituberculata Kielan-Jaworowska and Hurum p. 410
2001Multituberculata Smith et al. p. 32
2004Multituberculata Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 249-253, 260-300
2011Multituberculata Averianov and Lopatin p. 34
2013Multituberculata Zheng et al.
2013Multituberculata Zhou et al.
2014Multituberculata Beard and Dawson p. 1476
2014Multituberculata Krause et al.
2015Multituberculata Smith and Codrea p. 4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Allotheria()
orderMultituberculataCope 1884
orderMultituberculataCope 1884

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: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: arborealo
Diet: herbivoreo
Comments: see also Simpson 1937 Bull USNM, who hypothesizes that multis were largely arborealo
Created: 2005-09-01 17:42:57
Modified: 2005-09-01 19:42:57
Source: o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Jenkins and Krause 1983, Carroll 1988, Hopson 1973, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Rhaetian to the top of the Chadronian or 208.50000 to 33.90000 Ma

Collections (811 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Belgium (Gaume) Mojo usuratus (114131)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3France (Lorraine) Multituberculata indet. (36106)
Toarcian - Aalenian182.7 - 170.3India (Andhra Pradesh) Indobaatar zofiae (39673)
Early/Lower Bathonian167.7 - 164.7United Kingdom (England) Multituberculata indet. (31054)
Late/Upper Bathonian167.7 - 164.7Switzerland Parachoffatia sp. (193321 193322)
Late/Upper Bathonian167.7 - 164.7United Kingdom (England) Hahnotherium antiquum (57124) Kermackodon multicuspis, Hahnotherium antiquum (131073) Paulchoffatiidae indet., Kermackodon multicuspis, Hahnotherium antiquum (39075)
Late/Upper Bathonian167.7 - 164.7Germany Parachoffatia sp. (62257)
Oxfordian163.5 - 157.3China (Liaoning) Rugosodon eurasiaticus (114842)
Late/Upper Jurassic163.5 - 145.0USA (Utah) Glirodon grandis (191718)
Late/Upper Oxfordian - Late/Upper Kimmeridgian161.2 - 150.8Portugal (Lisboa) Pinheirodontidae indet., Pinheirodon sp., Bernardodon sp., Pinheirodon pygmaeus, Pinheirodon vastus, Bernardodon atlanticus, Iberodon quadrituberculatus, Ecprepaulax anomala (69708)

Youngest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state PBDB collection number
Late/Upper Uintan46.2 - 40.4Canada (Saskatchewan) Ectypodus lovei (16626)
Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Wyoming) Ectypodus lovei (16513 16514 16517) Neoplagiaulacidae indet. (16630)
Duchesnean40.4 - 37.2USA (Wyoming) Ectypodus lovei (16884) Ectypodus sp. (16826)
Duchesnean40.4 - 37.2Canada (Saskatchewan) Ectypodus lovei (16845 16846)
Duchesnean40.4 - 37.2USA (Montana) Ectypodus sp. (16854)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Nebraska) Ectypodus sp. (17014)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9Canada (Saskatchewan) Ectypodus lovei (16919)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (North Dakota) Ectypodus lovei, Neoplagiaulacidae indet. (16991)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Wyoming) Ectypodus lovei (16961) Ectypodus sp. (17009)
Middle Chadronian37.2 - 33.9Canada (Saskatchewan) Ectypodus lovei (16928)