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Dermoptera (colugo)

Mammalia - Dermoptera

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1811Dermoptera Illinger
1821Pterophorae Gray p. 300
1858Ptenopleura Van der Hoeven
1891Dermoptera Flower and Lydekker p. 92
1910Dermoptera Gregory p. 465
1925Galeopithecia Cabrera
1967Dermoptera Van Valen
1975Dermoptera McKenna p. 42
1989Dermoptera Gunnell p. 147
1991Dermoptera Beard
1991Dermoptera Nowak
1997Dermoptera McKenna and Bell
1999Dermoptera Waddell et al. p. cover
2001Dermoptera Madsen et al. p. 612
2001Dermoptera Waddell et al. p. 148
2007Dermoptera Bloch et al. p. 1162
2007Dermoptera Janecka et al.
2010Dermoptera Asher and Helgen p. 3 figs. Figure 1

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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()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
Primatomorpha
orderDermopteraIllinger 1811
orderDermopteraIllinger 1811

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: arborealo
Diet: folivoreo
Comments: life habit and diet based on Nowak 1999 o
Created: 2005-08-26 13:22:46
Modified: 2005-08-26 15:22:46
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Nowak 1999, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the To2 to the top of the Calabrian or 63.30000 to 0.78100 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 61.7 Ma

Collections (74 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
To263.3 - 61.7Canada (Alberta) Elpidophorus sp. (99007)
To363.3 - 61.7Canada (Alberta) Elpidophorus minor (14894)
Torrejonian63.3 - 61.7USA (Montana) Elpidophorus minor (14913)
Torrejonian63.3 - 61.7Canada (Alberta) Elpidophorus elegans (194574) Elpidophorus minor (143200)
Ti161.7 - 56.8Canada (Alberta) Elpidophorus elegans (14939)
Ti361.7 - 56.8Canada (Alberta) Elpidophorus elegans (14928 14992)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (Wyoming) Elpidophorus elegans (15017 15034) Elpidophorus minor (15067)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (Montana) Elpidophorus elegans (14937 15025) Elpidophorus patratus (15037 15064) Elpidophorus sp. (15048)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8Canada (Alberta) Elpidophorus elegans (14929 14949 14954 14957 14959 14973 14995)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8USA (Wyoming) Plagiomene accola, Worlandia inusitata (15082) Plagiomene zalmouti (188220)
Clarkforkian56.8 - 55.8USA (Montana) Planetetherium mirabile (15079)
Clarkforkian56.8 - 55.8USA (Wyoming) Plagiomene accola (15084 15091 15107 15112 15190 15192) Planetetherium mirabile (15092 15140) Planetetherium sp. (15072) Worlandia inusitata (15085 15103) Worlandia sp. (15081)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Wyoming) Plagiomene multicuspis (15510 15517 15518 15520 15522 15523 15524 15532 15694 15729 15790 15897 46698 46730 46749 46760 46773 46797 46831 46832)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3Canada (Northwest Territories) Ellesmene eureka (15583)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6USA (Wyoming) Plagiomene multicuspis (15682 15695 15697 15702 15705)
Duchesnean40.4 - 37.2USA (Montana) Dermoptera indet. (16854)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9Thailand Dermotherium major (49078)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03Thailand (Phetchaburi) Dermoptera indet. (71985)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Kenya Galeopithecidae indet. (22077)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588South Africa Galeopithecidae indet. (22660)
Zanclean - Pleistocene5.333 - 0.0117Ethiopia Galeopithecidae indet. (22174)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806Ethiopia Galeopithecidae indet. (21999 22040)
Pleistocene - Holocene2.588 - 0.0Ethiopia Galeopithecidae indet. (22156)
Calabrian1.806 - 0.781Tanzania Galeopithecidae indet. (22464)