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Alticonodon lindoei

Mammalia - Eutriconodonta - Triconodontidae

Taxonomy
Alticonodon lindoei was named by Fox (1969) [genotype]. It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Verdigris Coulee (UA-MR-4), which is in a Santonian terrestrial horizon in the Milk River Formation of Canada. It is the type species of Alticonodon.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1969Alticonodon lindoei Fox
1979Alticonodon lindoei Jenkins and Crompton p. 75
2004Alticonodon lindoei Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 219, 247

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderEutriconodontaKermack et al. 1973
familyTriconodontidaeMarsh 1887
subfamilyAlticonodontinaeFox 1976
genusAlticonodon
specieslindoei

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.

Alticonodon lindoei Fox 1969
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: scansorialuc
Diet: insectivoreuc
Created: 2005-09-06 19:53:51
Modified: 2005-09-07 19:44:02
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Luo et al. 2003, Hopson 1973, Hendy et al. 2009, Carroll 1988

Age range: Late/Upper Santonian or 85.80000 to 83.50000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Santonian85.8 - 83.5Canada (Alberta) Alticonodon lindoei (type locality: 14423 14425)