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Progiraffa

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Giraffidae

Taxonomy
Progiraffa was named by Pilgrim (1908). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Giraffidae by Carroll (1988).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1908Progiraffa Pilgrim
1988Progiraffa Carroll

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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
genusProgiraffaPilgrim 1908

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 MN 4 to the top of the Serravallian or 16.90000 to 11.62000 Ma

Collections (15 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Pakistan (Baluchistan) P. exigua (180608 180613 180616 180618 180624 180626 180627 180628 180629 180630)
MN 416.9 - 15.97Pakistan (Balochistan) P. exigua (69540)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82Pakistan (Sind) P. exigua (71444)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Pakistan (Sind) P. exigua (71449 71450)
MN 6 - MN 7 + 813.65 - 11.1India (Jammu and Kashmir) P. sp. (11797)