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Paracimexomys magister

Mammalia - Multituberculata

Taxonomy
Cimexomys magister was named by Fox (1971). Its type locality is Verdigris Coulee (UA-MR-6), which is in a Santonian terrestrial sandstone/shale in the Milk River Formation of Canada.

It was recombined as Paracimexomys magister by Archibald (1982), Lillegraven and McKenna (1986), Montellano et al. (2000), Eaton and Cifelli (2001) and Kielan-Jaworowska et al. (2004).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Cimexomys magister Fox
1979Cimexomys magister Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska p. 101
1982Paracimexomys magister Archibald
1986Paracimexomys magister Lillegraven and McKenna p. 24
2000Paracimexomys magister Montellano et al.
2001Paracimexomys magister Eaton and Cifelli
2004Paracimexomys magister Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 254, 320-321

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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
Allotheria()
orderMultituberculataCope 1884
suborderCimolodonta()
genusParacimexomys
speciesmagister()

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.

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: arborealo
Diet: herbivoreo
Created: 2005-09-01 17:42:57
Modified: 2005-09-01 19:42:57
Source: o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Hendy et al. 2009, Carroll 1988, Jenkins and Krause 1983, Hopson 1973

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

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Santonian85.8 - 83.5Canada (Alberta) Cimexomys magister (14423 type locality: 14425) Paracimexomys magister (14428)