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Amphilemuridae

Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Amphilemuridae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1953Amphilemuridae Hill
1964Dormaaliidae Quinet
1985Dormaaliidae Novacek et al.
1985Amphilemuridae Novacek et al. p. 9
1986Amphilemuridae Hooker p. 223
2002Amphilemuridae Smith et al. p. 374
2006Amphilemuridae Lopatin
2009Amphilemuridae Dunn and Rasmussen p. 322
2012Amphilemuridae Hooker and Russell
2012Amphilemuridae Rose et al.

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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
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Afroinsectivora
orderMacroscelideaButler 1956
familyAmphilemuridaeHill 1953
familyAmphilemuridaeHill 1953

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: ground dwellingo
Diet: insectivoreo
Created: 2005-08-26 14:05:41
Modified: 2005-08-26 16:05:41
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002, Nowak 1999

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Lostcabinian to the top of the Geringian or 55.80000 to 26.30000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 50.3 Ma

Collections (244 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Thanetian - Early/Lower Eocene59.2 - 48.6France (Marne) Macrocranion nitens (133367)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8France (Marne) Macrocranion nitens (35535) Macrocranion nitens, Neomatronella luciannae (35533)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8France (Île-de-France) Neomatronella sp., Macrocranion nitens (68437)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8France (Oise) Macrocranion sp. (68174)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8France Macrocranion vandebroeki (182667)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Belgium (West Flanders) Macrocranion nitens (68430)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Belgium (Hainaut) Macrocranion vandebroeki (87947)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom (England) Macrocranion sp. (133368) Macrocranion sp., Amphilemuridae indet., Neomatronella gassoni (38868) Neomatronella luciannae (174239)
Lostcabinian55.8 - 50.3USA (Wyoming) Macrocranion nitens (16073) Macrocranion sp., Scenopagus edenensis, Scenopagus priscus (15917) Scenopagus curtidens (16005) Scenopagus sp., Macrocranion nitens, Scenopagus edenensis (15930)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Wyoming) Dormaaliidae indet., Scenopagus sp. (15493) Entomolestes nitens (15912 15964) Macrocranion junnei (15759) Macrocranion nitens (15472 15510 15512 15514 15520 15551 15552 15555 15558 15574 15576 15937) Macrocranion sp. (15458) Scenopagus hewettensis (15501 15506) Scenopagus sp. (15517 15942 27268) Scenopagus sp., Macrocranion nitens (15491)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Colorado) Entomolestes nitens (15450 15480 15485 15660 15725 15845 15865 15887) Macrocranion nitens (15225)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Mississippi) Colpocherus mississippiensis (15719)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (New Mexico) Macrocranion sp. (15448) Macrocranion sp., Scenopagus sp. (15446) Scenopagus curtidens, Scenopagus nitens (15453)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6China (Shandong) Hylomysoides qiensis, Qilulestes schieboutae (77929)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6USA (Wyoming) Colpocherus sp. (154255) Macrocranion junnei (80580 154251 154253) Macrocranion junnei, Colpocherus sp. (154254)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6Belgium (Brabant) Macrocranion germonpreae, Macrocranion vandebroeki (35531)
Wasatchian - Bridgerian55.8 - 46.2USA (Wyoming) Scenopagus sp. (16249)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Wyoming) Diacodon edenensis (16287) Macrocranion sp. (16203) Macrocranion sp., Scenopagus curtidens, Scenopagus edenensis, Scenopagus priscus (16499) Scenopagus curtidens (16088 16098 16109 16126 16129 16137 16140 16200 16253 16273 16315 16330 16395 16449) Scenopagus curtidens, Scenopagus edenensis (16105 16107 16211 16305 16345) Scenopagus edenensis (16079 16136 16228 16232 16283 16415 16441 16504) Scenopagus edenensis, Scenopagus priscus (16106 16219 16254) Scenopagus mcgrewi (16285) Scenopagus priscus (16227 16244 16355 16388 16418) Scenopagus sp. (15837 16204 16207 16296 16438)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Colorado) Scenopagus edenensis, Scenopagus priscus (16241)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Utah) Scenopagus edenensis, Scenopagus priscus, Cryptolestes sp. (16396)
Bridgerian - Early/Lower Uintan50.3 - 40.4USA (California) Crypholestes sp. (16712)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Germany (Sachsen-Anhalt) Amphilemur eocaenicus (45002)
Early/Lower Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Utah) Zionodon satanus (93089) Zionodon walshi (16572 93090 93091)
Early/Lower Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (California) Crypholestes sp., Crypholestes vaughni (16762) Crypholestes sp., Dormaalidae indet. (16715) Crypholestes sp., Scenopagus priscus (16733) Crypholestes vaughni (16669 16671 16683 16684 16702 16707 16750) Crypholestes vaughni, Dormaalidae indet. (16713 16718 16738 16739 16751 16752) Crypholestes vaughni, Dormaaliidae indet. (16665) Crypholestes vaughni, Patriolestes novaceki (16697 16705 16706 16714 16736 16737 16745) Crypholestes vaughni, Patriolestes novaceki, Scenopagus priscus (16716) Crypholestes vaughni, Scenopagus curtidens, Sespedectes singularis, Proterixoides davisi (16677) Crypholestes vaughni, Scenopagus priscus, Dormaalidae indet. (16719 16746 16747 16748) Crypholestes vaughni, Sespedectes singularis (16673 16682) Dormaaliidae indet. (16710) Patriolestes novaceki (16667 16720 16721 16722 16723 16724 16725 16727 16728 16731 16740 16741 16743 16744 16754 16755 16756 16757 16758 16759 16760 16761) Proterixoides davisi (16772 16774 16776 16778 16779) Proterixoides davisi, Sespedectes singularis (16763 16764 16766 16771) Proterixoides sp. (16666 16692 16769) Proterixoides sp., Sespedectes singularis (16765) Sespedectes singularis (16693 16694 16695 16696 16767 16768 16770)
Early/Lower Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Wyoming) Scenopagus curtidens, Scenopagus priscus (93087) Scenopagus curtidens, Scenopagus priscus, Sespedectinae indet. (186964)
Late/Upper Uintan46.2 - 40.4Canada (Saskatchewan) Adapisoricidae indet. (16626)
Late/Upper Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (California) Proterixoides davisi, Sespedectes singularis (16780) Scenopagus sp., Proterixoides davisi, Sespedectes singularis (16585)
Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (California) Erinaceomorpha indet. (16794) Proterixoides davisi, Sespedectes singularis (16793) Proterixoides davisi, Sespedectes sp. (16615) Proterixoides sp. (16547 16611) Proterixoides sp., Sespedectes singularis (16527 16573) Sespedectes singularis (16783 16785 16789) Sespedectes singularis, Proterixoides sp. (16590 16786 16790 16791) Sespedectes sp., Proterixoides davisi (16603)
Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Texas) Proterixoides sp., Scenopagus edenensis (16651) Scenopagus sp. (16614)
Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Wyoming) Ankylodon sp. (16514 16515 16516) Macrocranion robinsoni (16517)
Late/Upper Uintan - Duchesnean46.2 - 37.2USA (California) Crypholestes sp. (16618 16620) Crypholestes vaughni, Dormaaliidae indet. (16616) Sespedectes sp. (16529)
Uintan - Duchesnean46.2 - 37.2USA (California) Proterixoides davisi, Sespedectes singularis (16533 16801) Sespedectes singularis (16802)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Switzerland (Canton de Vaud) Gesneropithex sp. (182607)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0France (Languedoc-Roussillon Region) Gesneropithex sp. (31736)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0United Kingdom (England) Gesneropithex sp. (39014)
Duchesnean40.4 - 37.2USA (Montana) Scenopagus sp. (16854)
Duchesnean40.4 - 37.2USA (Wyoming) Amphilemur sp., Nyctitherium robinsoni, Ankylodon talonidus (16826)
Duchesnean40.4 - 37.2USA (California) Proterixoides davisi, Sespedectes singularis (16804 16810 16813) Sespedectes singularis (16805 16806 16807 16812)
Duchesnean40.4 - 37.2Canada (Saskatchewan) Sespedectes sp. (16845)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Switzerland (Solothurn) Amphilemur peyeri (31746)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Nebraska) Ankylodon sp. (17014)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (North Dakota) Ankylodon sp. (16991)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Wyoming) Ankylodon sp. (16962 16963 16964)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9Canada (Saskatchewan) Ankylodon sp. (16919)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9United Kingdom (England) Gesneropithex grisollensis (39643)
Orellan33.9 - 33.3USA (Wyoming) Ankylodon annectens (17318)
Orellan33.9 - 33.3USA (Colorado) Ankylodon annectens (17081) Ankylodon progressus (17082)
Geringian30.8 - 26.3USA (Nebraska) Ankylodon annectens (17709)