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Megalocnus rodens

Mammalia - Megalonychidae

Taxonomy
Megalocnus rodens was named by Matthew and Paula Couto (1959). It is not extant.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1959Megalocnus rodens Matthew and Paula Couto
2001Megalocnus rodens White and MacPhee
2007Megalocnus rodens Pujos et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Cladotheria
Zatheria
subclassTribosphenida()
subclassTheria
Eutheria()
Placentalia
Americatheria
Xenarthra()
infraorderPilosaFlower 1883
Folivora
classEufolivoraDelsuc et al. 2001
superfamilyMegatherioideaGray 1821
familyMegalonychidaeGervais 1855
subfamilyMegalocninae
genusMegalocnusLeidy 1868
speciesrodensMatthew and Paula Couto 1959

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.

Megalocnus rodens Matthew and Paula Couto 1959
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: herbivoref
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-08-22 18:30:05
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Ji et al. 2002, Lillegraven 1979, Hendy et al. 2009, Carroll 1988

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Pleistocene to the top of the Holocene or 0.12900 to 0.00000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pleistocene - Holocene2.588 - 0.0Cuba (Matanzas) Megalocnus rodens (152870)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.129 - 0.0Cuba (Artemisa) Megalocnus rodens (195083)