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Cimolesta

Mammalia -

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Cimolesta McKenna p. 41
1997Cimolesta McKenna and Bell p. 211
2004Cimolesta Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 494, 506-507
2006Cimolesta Lopatin
2011Cimolesta Williamson et al. p. 164
2012Cimolesta Rose et al.
2015Cimolesta Fox

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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
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Cimolesta()
Cimolesta()

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: insectivoreuc
Created: 2005-09-06 20:43:42
Modified: 2005-09-06 22:44:32
Source: subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Luo et al. 2003, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Judithian to the top of the Early/Lower Oligocene or 83.50000 to 28.40000 Ma

Collections (718 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Mongolia (Omnogov Aimak) Hyotheridium sp. (37184)
Judithian83.5 - 70.6USA (New Mexico) Cimolestes sp. (14464)
Judithian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) Cimolestes sp. (14451)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Mongolia Maelestes gobiensis (87870)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (New Mexico) Cimolestes sp. (14498)
Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) Cimolestes sp. (45561)
Middle Campanian - Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Montana) Cimolestes sp., Batodon sp. (14446)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Spain (Castilla y Leon) Palaeoryctidae indet. 1, Palaeoryctidae indet. 2 (61321)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Montana) Cimolestes sp., Procerberus sp. (183109)
Edmontonian70.6 - 66.0Canada (Alberta) Cimolestes sp. (14502)

Youngest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state PBDB collection number
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Arkansas) Pantolestes natans (16549)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9France (Languedoc-Roussillon Region Region) Pantolestidae indet. (31756)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Nebraska) Chadronia margaretae (16930) Pantolestidae indet. (17014)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (South Dakota) Cymaprimadon kenni (16938)
Ergilian37.2 - 33.9Kazakhstan Kiinkerishella zaisanica (180385) Oboia argillaceous (180386)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9United Kingdom (England) Cryptopithecus sp. (9071 9074 41665) Opsiclaenodon major (39662)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9Mongolia (Dornogov) Gobiopithecus khan (174715)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9China (Henan) Tillodontia indet. (42164)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4Belgium Cryptopithecus sideroolithicus (31748)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4Italy (Vicenza) Pantolesta indet. (84793)