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Baiotomeus douglassi

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae

Taxonomy
Ptilodus douglassi was named by Simpson (1935). Its type locality is Gidley Quarry, which is in a Torrejonian terrestrial horizon in the Fort Union Formation of Montana.

It was recombined as Mimetodon douglassi by Jepsen (1940) and Van Valen and Sloan (1966); it was recombined as Neoplagiaulax douglassi by Schiebout (1974); it was recombined as Baiotomeus douglassi by Hartman (1986) and Krause (1987).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1935Ptilodus douglassi Simpson
1940Mimetodon douglassi Jepsen
1966Mimetodon douglassi Van Valen and Sloan
1974Neoplagiaulax douglassi Schiebout
1977Ptilodus douglassi Krause
1982Ptilodus douglassi Winterfeld
1986Baiotomeus douglassi Hartman
1987Baiotomeus douglassi Krause

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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
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Allotheria()
orderMultituberculataCope 1884
suborderCimolodonta()
superfamilyPtilodontoidea()
familyPtilodontidaeCope 1887
genusBaiotomeus
speciesdouglassi()

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.

Baiotomeus douglassi Simpson 1935
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: arborealf
Diet: omnivoref
Created: 2005-09-08 09:14:16
Modified: 2005-09-08 11:14:16
Source: f = family, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Krause 1982, Carroll 1988, Hopson 1973, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Torrejonian or 63.80000 to 60.90000 Ma

Collections (7 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Torrejonian63.8 - 60.9USA (Texas) Mimetodon douglassi (14948)
Torrejonian63.8 - 60.9USA (Montana) Ptilodus douglassi (type locality: 14906 14913)
Torrejonian63.8 - 60.9USA (Wyoming) Baiotomeus douglassi (14886 14912) Ptilodus douglassi (14879)
Torrejonian63.8 - 60.9Canada (Alberta) Baiotomeus douglassi (14822)