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Bisonalveus holtzmani

Mammalia - Pentacodontidae

Taxonomy
Bisonalveus holtzmani was named by Gingerich (1983). Its type locality is Cedar Point Quarry, which is in a Tiffanian fluvial-lacustrine siliciclastic in the Fort Union Formation of Wyoming.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Bisonalveus holtzmani Gingerich

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Cladotheria
Zatheria
subclassTribosphenida()
subclassTheria
Eutheria()
Cimolesta()
familyPentacodontidaeSimpson 1937
genusBisonalveus
speciesholtzmani

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.

Bisonalveus holtzmani Gingerich 1983
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: scansorialsubc
Diet: insectivoresubc
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
Created: 2005-09-06 20:43:42
Modified: 2005-09-06 22:44:32
Source: subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Ji et al. 2002, Lillegraven 1979, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Tiffanian or 61.70000 to 56.80000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (Wyoming) Protoselene sp. (type locality: 15017)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (North Dakota) Bisonalveus sp. (14931)