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Helicoportax

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

Taxonomy
Helicoportax was named by Pilgrim (1937). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Bovidae by Carroll (1988).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1937Helicoportax Pilgrim
1988Helicoportax 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()
familyBovidae
genusHelicoportaxPilgrim 1937

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: grazerf
Diet 2: browserf
Reproduction: viviparousf
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-09-22 12:01:17
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 6 to the top of the MN 7 + 8 or 13.65000 to 11.10000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Pakistan (Punjab) H. tragelaphoides, H. praecox (13472)
MN 6 - MN 7 + 813.65 - 11.1India (Jammu and Kashmir) H. tragelaphoides, H. praecox (11797)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Pakistan (Punjab) H. tragelaphoides, H. praecox (13473)