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Mithrandir

Mammalia - Periptychidae

Taxonomy
Mithrandir was named by Cifelli (1983) [named as subgenus of Anisonchus by Van Valen 1978; raised to genus level]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Periptychidae by Cifelli (1983), Eberle and Lillegraven (1998), McComas and Eberle (2016) and Atteberry and Eberle (2021).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1981Gillisonchus Rigby
1983Mithrandir Cifelli
1988Gillisonchus Carroll
1998Gillisonchus Archibald p. 313
1998Mithrandir Eberle and Lillegraven
2016Mithrandir McComas and Eberle
2021Mithrandir Atteberry and Eberle

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Cladotheria
Zatheria
subclassTribosphenida()
subclassTheria
Eutheria()
Placentalia
Boreoeutheria
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Bulbulodentata
familyPeriptychidaeCope 1882
genusMithrandirCifelli 1983

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.

G. †Mithrandir Cifelli 1983
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Mithrandir gillianus Cope 1882
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Invalid names: Anisonchus apiculatus Cope 1884 [synonym]
Invalid names: Gillisonchus Rigby 1981 [synonym]
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: herbivoref
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
Created: 2005-08-31 14:00:01
Modified: 2005-08-31 16:00:01
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Lillegraven 1979, Ji et al. 2002, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Archibald 1998

Age range: Puercan or 66.00000 to 63.30000 Ma

Collections (17 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Puercan66.0 - 63.3USA (Wyoming) M. gillianus (14706 14707 14713 14714 14718 14722 14723 14724 14726 14728 14731 14797)
Puercan66.0 - 63.3USA (New Mexico) Gillisonchus gillianus (14662 14703 14760 14794 14795)