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Bohlinia

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Giraffidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1929Bohlinia Matthew
1988Bohlinia Carroll
2003Bohlinia Mitchell and Skinner p. 59
2003Bohlinia Theodorou et al.
2007Bohlinia Likius et al. p. 212
2017Bohlinia Böhme et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Ruminantiamorpha
Ruminantia(Scopoli 1777)
Pecora()
familyGiraffidae
genusBohliniaMatthew 1929

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
A. Likius et al. 2007Giraffinae characterized by strong ossicones with large base, extended from the supraorbital to the parietal region. In addition, Bohlinia is characterized by an elongated skull with flat cranial roof, strong occipital condyles, long and relatively large palate, rounded-elliptical orbit situated above the last two molars, brachyodont teeth and dolichopodial limb bones.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: browserf
Reproduction: viviparousf
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-09-22 12:03:58
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 Vallesian to the top of the Messinian or 11.60800 to 5.33300 Ma

Collections (9 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Vallesian11.608 - 8.7Iraq B. attica (41735)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Greece (Euboea) B. sp. (195431)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Turkey B. speciosa (56563)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Greece (Attiki) B. attica (195555)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Turkey (Cankiri) B. attica (184368)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Greece B. attica (191070)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Greece (Attica) Camelopardalis attica (182754)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Greece (Macedonia) B. attica (73553)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Chad B. adoumi (78334)