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Microstonyx

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Suidae

Taxonomy
Microstonyx was named by Pilgrim (1926). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Suini by McKenna and Bell (1997); and to Suidae by Carroll (1988) and Theodorou et al. (2003).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1926Microstonyx Pilgrim p. 8
1988Microstonyx Carroll
1997Microstonyx McKenna and Bell p. 395
2003Microstonyx Theodorou et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
superfamilySuoidea
familySuidae
genusMicrostonyxPilgrim 1926

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: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: omnivoref
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-08-23 13:08:25
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Nowak 1999, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Serravallian to the top of the MN 12 or 13.82000 to 7.24600 Ma

Collections (18 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Ukraine (Cherson) M. sp. (60256)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Ukraine (Odessa) Sus major (75797)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Moldova Sus major (75802)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Greece (Euboea) M. major (195431 195432)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Turkey M. antiquus (56563)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Moldova (Tighina Departement) Sus major (36139)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Spain M. major (174643)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Turkey (Cankiri) M. major (184368)
Late/Upper Miocene - Early/Lower Pliocene11.608 - 3.6Greece (Chalkidiki) M. major (191612)
MN 109.7 - 8.7Spain (Teruel) M. major (38345)
MN 118.7 - 7.75Georgia Sus sp. (75087)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Afghanistan M. sp. (75492)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Greece (Macedonia) M. major (73553)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Turkey M. major (151910)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Kyrgyzstan M. major (34435)
MN 127.75 - 7.246Turkey (Anatolia) M. major (60534)
MN 12 - MN 137.75 - 4.9China (Shaanxi) M. sp. (78329)