Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Ectoconus

Mammalia - Ungulata - Periptychidae

Taxonomy
Ectoconus was named by Cope (1884). It is not extant. Its type is Periptychus ditrigonus.

It was synonymized subjectively with Conoryctes by Cope (1885).

It was assigned to Periptychidae by Cope (1884), Cope (1888), Osborn and Earle (1895), Matthew (1937), Chow et al. (1977) and Carroll (1988); and to Periptychinae by Hay (1902), Archibald (1998) and Eberle (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Ectoconus Cope
1888Ectoconus Cope
1895Ectoconus Osborn and Earle
1902Ectoconus Hay p. 694
1937Ectoconus Matthew
1977Ectoconus Chow et al.
1988Ectoconus Carroll
1998Ectoconus Archibald p. 312
2003Ectoconus Eberle p. 159

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

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()
orderUngulata(Linnaeus 1766)
Bulbulodentata
familyPeriptychidaeCope 1882
subfamilyPeriptychinaeOsborn and Earle 1895
genusEctoconusCope 1884

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 dwellingf
Diet: herbivoref
Created: 2005-08-31 14:00:01
Modified: 2005-08-31 16:00:01
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Archibald 1998, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: Puercan or 66.00000 to 63.30000 Ma

Collections (27 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Puercan66.0 - 63.3USA (New Mexico) E. ditrigonus (14703 14760 14794) E. sp. (14661 14662)
Puercan66.0 - 63.3USA (Wyoming) E. cavigellii (14797) E. ditrigonus (14716 14717) E. sp. (14722)
Puercan66.0 - 63.3USA (Utah) E. ditrigonus (14739) E. ditrigonus, E. symbolus (14692 14736) E. sp., E. symbolus (14748) E. symbolus (14670 14790)
Puercan66.0 - 63.3USA (Colorado) E. ditrigonus (14679 14684 14687 14688 14792 205863 205864 205868 205871 205881 205886)
Early/Lower Paleocene - Middle Paleocene66.0 - 58.7China (Guang-dong (Kwantung)) E. sp. (176607)