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Proconsul

Mammalia - Primates - Proconsulidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1933Proconsul Hopwood
1977Proconsul Pilbeam et al. p. 694
1992Proconsul Andrews p. 642
1997Proconsul McKenna and Bell
1999Proconsul Harrison and Gu p. 266
2000Ugandapithecus Senut et al.
2003Ugandapithecus Pickford et al. p. 661
2009Proconsul Harrison and Andrews p. 481
2010Proconsul Zalmout et al. pp. Supp. 4 figs. Table 2

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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
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
Euprimateformes
EuprimatesHoffstetter 1978
infraorderHaplorhini(Pocock 1918)
suborderAnthropoideaMivart 1864
infraorderCatarrhiniGeoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1812
superfamilyHominoideaGray 1825
familyProconsulidaeLeakey 1963
genusProconsulHopwood 1933

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 Chattian to the top of the Serravallian or 28.10000 to 11.62000 Ma

Collections (14 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Chattian28.1 - 23.03Kenya Hominoidea indet. (27855)
MN 222.4 - 20.0Uganda Ugandapithecus sp. (28293)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Kenya (Rusinga Island) Kenyapithecus africanus (21357)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Kenya P. heseloni (84800) P. major (27858 87341)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82Kenya P. major (22273 22305)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Kenya (Central Nyanza) P. africanus, P. nyanzae (21340)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Kenya P. sp. (22286 22287 22292) P. vancouveringi (22069 22070)