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Gobiohyus

Mammalia - Helohyidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Gobiohyus Matthew and Granger
1977Gobiohyus Coombs and Coombs p. 292
1980Gobiohyus West p. 526
1988Gobiohyus Carroll
1997Gobiohyus McKenna and Bell p. 403
2004Gobiohyus Vislobokova p. 90
2006Gobiohyus Ferrusquía-Villafranca p. 995
2009Gobiohyus Spaulding et al.

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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
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Mammaliamorpha
RankNameAuthor
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes()
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Zatheria
subclassTribosphenida()
subclassTheria
Eutheria()
Placentalia
Boreoeutheria
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Euungulata
Artiodactylamorpha
Artiodactyla()
superfamilyDichobunoideaGill 1872
familyHelohyidae
genusGobiohyus

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. †Gobiohyus Matthew and Granger 1925
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Gobiohyus orientalis Matthew and Granger 1925
Gobiohyus pressidens Matthew and Granger 1925
Gobiohyus reshetovi Vislobokova 2004
Gobiohyus robustus Matthew and Granger 1925
Gobiohyus yuanchuensis Young 1937
Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
M. C. Coombs and W. P. Coombs 1977elohyid with small P3 protocone; P4 slightly wider than in
Indohyus; P4parastyle and metastyle better developed than in other Helohyidae; P4 cingula primarily developed labially and lingually; paraconule of upper molars larger than in Raoella or Indohyus, smaller than in Bunodentus; hypocone absent; upper molars with strong, labially protruding parastyles; upper molars with complete basal cingula; small secondary cusp on posterior slope of P3 protoconid; large P4 metaconid; anterior and posterior stylar cusps of P4 better developed than in other Helohyidae; lower molar paraconids slightly smaller than in Helohyus, but larger than in other Helohyidae.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: grazero
Diet 2: browsero
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
Created: 2005-08-26 14:03:05
Modified: 2005-09-19 12:23:23
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1999, Carroll 1988, Lillegraven 1979, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Bartonian or 41.30000 to 38.00000 Ma

Collections (8 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Irdinmanhan48.6 - 37.2Mongolia G. sp. (182485)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2Mongolia (Ovorhangai) G. pressidens, G. reshetovi (93596)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2Mongolia G. sp. (174909)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2China (Nei Mongol) G. orientalis (28792)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2China (Henan) G. orientalis, G. robustus (46193)
Sharamurunian48.6 - 37.2China (Shanxi) G. yuanchuensis (42196 42197)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0China (Henan) G. minor, G. orientalis (177036)