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Mitilanotherium

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Giraffidae

Taxonomy
Mitilanotherium was named by Samson and Radulesco (1966). Its type is Mitilanotherium inexspectatum.

It was assigned to Palaeotragini by van der Made and Morales (2011).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Mitilanotherium Samson and Radulesco
1967Macedonitherium Sickenberg
1974Sogdianotherium Sharapov
1988Macedonitherium Carroll
2011Mitilanotherium van der Made and Morales p. 617

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Ruminantiamorpha
Ruminantia(Scopoli 1777)
Pecora()
familyGiraffidae
subfamilyGiraffinae
tribePalaeotragini(Pilgrim 1911)
genusMitilanotheriumSamson and Radulesco 1966

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: 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 Villanyian to the top of the Early/Lower Pleistocene or 3.20000 to 0.78100 Ma

Collections (10 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Romania M. inexspectatum (39846)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Tajikistan Sogdianotherium kuruksaense (34444)
Pliocene - Pleistocene5.333 - 0.0117Spain (Andalucia) M. inexspectatum (35038)
Villanyian3.2 - 2.588Greece (Macedonia) M. martinii (34594)
Villanyian3.2 - 2.588Greece (Thessaly) M. martinii (34614)
Villanyian - Pleistocene3.2 - 0.0117Greece (Macedonia) M. martinii (34593 34764)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Romania M. inexspectatum (39866)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Greece (Lesvos) M. inexpectatum (183341)
Gelasian - Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Spain (Granada) M. sp. (77773)