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Palaeotragus

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Giraffidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1861Palaeotragus Gaudry
1914Achtiaria Borissiak
1948Achtiaria Belyaeva p. 51
1978Palaeotragus Hamilton p. 185
1988Palaeotragus Carroll
2003Palaeotragus Mitchell and Skinner p. 58
2003Palaeotragus Theodorou et al.
2010Palaeotragus Harris et al. p. 804
2017Palaeotragus Böhme 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()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Ruminantiamorpha
Ruminantia(Scopoli 1777)
Pecora()
familyGiraffidae
genusPalaeotragusGaudry 1861

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: browserg
Diet 2: grazerg
Reproduction: viviparousf
Comments: browser (coelophyrs) or mixed feeder (rouenii) based on premaxillary shape (Solounias and Moelleken 1993)g
Created: 2009-01-04 10:44:45
Modified: 2009-01-04 12:46:31
Source: g = genus, f = family, o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Nowak 1999, Carroll 1988, Solounias and Moelleken 1993, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the MN 6 to the top of the MN 13 or 13.65000 to 4.90000 Ma

Collections (62 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Neogene23.03 - 2.588Ukraine Achtiaria sp. (184130)
Langhian - Serravallian15.97 - 11.62Kenya P. sp. (22303)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Saudi Arabia P. sp. (41818)
Middle Miocene - Late/Upper Miocene15.97 - 5.333China (Nei Mongol) P. tungurensis (28781)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Ukraine (Dnepropetrovsk) P. expectans, Achtiaria expectans (60263)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Kenya (Nyanza) P. sp. (21339)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Ukraine (Cherson) P. sp. (60256)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62China (shaanxi) P. sp. (41811 42752)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Tunisia P. sp. (118015 118016)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Kenya P. sp. (22071 22082)
MN 613.65 - 12.75China (Gansu) P. tungurensis (71105)
MN 7 + 812.75 - 11.1Spain P. sp. (78058)
Sarmatian12.7 - 11.608Ukraine (Crimea) Achtiaria expectans (60252)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Kenya P. sp., P. germaini (22241)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Ukraine (Odessa) P. roueni (75794)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Georgia Achtiaria borissiakii (73901)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Moldova Achtiaria moldavicus (152254) P. roueni (75802)
Tortonian - Zanclean11.62 - 3.6Ethiopia P. sp. (22139)
Tortonian - Piacenzian11.62 - 2.588Kenya P. sp., P. germaini (22242)
Vallesian11.608 - 8.7Spain (Catalonia) P. sp. (38977 176268)
Vallesian11.608 - 8.7China (shaanxi) P. microdon (42254)
Vallesian11.608 - 8.7Iraq P. coelophrys (41735)
Vallesian11.608 - 8.7Syria Achtiaria coleophrys (41746)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Greece (Attiki) P. sp. (195555)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Algeria P. germaini (34642)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Turkey (Cankiri) P. rouenii, P. quadricornis (184368)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Moldova (Tighina Departement) P. sp., P. roueni (36143)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Greece (Euboea) P. sp. (195432 195434 195435)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333China (Shanxi) P. microdon, P. decipiens (179050)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Turkey (Usak) P. rouenii (34462)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Tunisia P. germaini (35274)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Turkey P. sp. (56563)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333China P. microdon (195287)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Algeria (Oran) P. germaini (136913)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Greece P. coelophrys, P. rouenii (191070)
MN 911.1 - 9.7Ethiopia (Oromīya) P. sp. (92148)
MN 10 - MN 119.7 - 7.75China (Shaanxi) P. decipiens (78320 78324) P. microdon (78327)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Greece (Makedonia Thraki) P. rouenii (157582)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Afghanistan P. sp. (75492)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Turkey P. rouenii (151910)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Kyrgyzstan P. asiaticus (34435)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Kazakhstan P. asiaticus (34436)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Greece (Macedonia) P. rouenii (73553)
MN 12 - MN 137.75 - 4.9China (Shaanxi) P. microdon (78328 78330)
MN 13 - MN 147.246 - 4.2China (Gansu) P. sp. (77790)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6China (Hebei) P. sp. (36318)
Zanclean5.333 - 3.6South Africa P. germaini (22221)
Ruscinian5.333 - 3.2China (Hebei) P. progressus (42478)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588China (Henan) P. sp. (46194)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Russian Federation (West-Siberia) P. sp. (44866)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Kazakhstan P. sp. (34437)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588China (Shanxi) P. microdon, P. sp. (42559)