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Tetraconodon

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Suidae

Taxonomy
Tetraconodon was named by Falconer (1868). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Suidae by Carroll (1988); and to Tetraconodontinae by McKenna and Bell (1997).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1868Tetraconodon Falconer
1988Tetraconodon Carroll
1997Tetraconodon McKenna and Bell p. 393

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
superfamilySuoidea
familySuidae
subfamilyTetraconodontinaeLydekker 1886
genusTetraconodonFalconer 1868

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 Langhian to the top of the Late/Upper Miocene or 15.97000 to 5.33300 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Miocene23.03 - 5.333Myanmar (Sagaing Division) T. malensis (75075)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82Pakistan (Sind) T. minor (71444)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Pakistan (Punjab) T. minor (13473)