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Purgatorius

Mammalia - Primates

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1965Purgatorius Van Valen and Sloan p. 743
1965Purgatorius ceratops Van Valen and Sloan p. 744
1974Purgatorius Clemens p. 903
1974Purgatorius ceratops Clemens p. 903
1979Purgatorius Kielan-Jaworowska et al. p. 223
1979Purgatorius ceratops Kielan-Jaworowska et al. p. 223
1989Purgatorius Gunnell p. 11
1994Purgatorius ceratops Van Valen
1997Purgatorius McKenna and Bell
2007Purgatorius Bloch et al. p. 1162
2007Purgatorius Wible et al.
2010Purgatorius Silcox et al.
2011Purgatorius Fox and Scott

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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
orderPrimates
genusPurgatorius

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: omnivoreo
Created: 2005-08-26 13:27:51
Modified: 2005-08-26 15:27:51
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Nowak 1999, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Puercan to the top of the Tiffanian or 66.00000 to 56.80000 Ma

Collections (8 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Puercan66.0 - 63.3USA (Montana) P. ceratops (14741) P. coracis (193844) P. sp. (14809) P. unio (14738 14766)
Puercan66.0 - 63.3Canada (Saskatchewan) P. pinecreeensis (14764) P. sp. (14768)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (Montana) P. sp. (15048)