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Smilodectes

Mammalia - Primates - Notharctidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1903Smilodectes Wortman p. 362
1917Aphanolemur Granger and Gregory
1940Aphanolemur Simpson p. 202
1958Smilodectes Gazin
1968Smilodectes Gazin
1976Smilodectes Gazin
1979Smilodectes Gingerich p. 155
1994Smilodectes Franzen p. 115
1997Smilodectes McKenna and Bell

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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
orderPrimates
suborderStrepsirrhiniGeoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1812
infraorderAdapiformesHoffstetter 1977
superfamilyAdapoideaTrouessart 1879
familyNotharctidaeTrouessart 1879
genusSmilodectes

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: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: arborealo
Diet: omnivoreo
Created: 2005-08-26 13:27:51
Modified: 2005-08-26 15:27:51
Source: o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hopson 1973, Nowak 1999, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Bridgerian or 50.30000 to 46.20000 Ma

Collections (59 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Colorado) Notharctus nunienus (16240) S. gracilis (16239)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Wyoming) Aphanolemur gibossus (16284) Notharctus gracilis (16205 16287) S. gracilis (16079 16083 16219 16228 16232 16245 16276 16289 16357 16369 16370 16372 16374 16394 16441 16448 16500 129895) S. mcgrewi (16090 16093 16097 16100 16102 16105 16107 16108 16109 16111 16113 16114 16116 16122 16125 16126 16127 16128 16129 16270 16273 16291 16305 16306 16309 16312 16313 16314 16319 16321 16350 27269 87311) S. sp. (15837 16415)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Utah) S. gracilis (16396)