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Canthumeryx

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Giraffidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1973Canthumeryx Hamilton
1973Zarafa Hamilton
1978Canthumeryx Hamilton p. 178
1988Canthumeryx Carroll
1988Zarafa Carroll
1991Canthumeryx Anyonge p. 385
2003Canthumeryx Mitchell and Skinner p. 57
2010Canthumeryx Harris et al. p. 800

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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
subfamilyCanthumerycinae()
genusCanthumeryxHamilton 1973

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 Burdigalian to the top of the MN 5 or 20.44000 to 13.65000 Ma

Collections (9 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Saudi Arabia C. sirtensis (47069 47074)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Kenya C. sirtensis (70808)
Early/Lower Miocene - Middle Miocene23.03 - 11.608Tanzania C. sp. (89015)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Kenya C. sirtensis (21725 38060 83629)
MN 515.97 - 13.65Tanzania C. sp. (89014)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Kenya C. sirtensis (22070)