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Cimolodon electus

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Cimolodontidae

Taxonomy
Cimolodon electus was named by Fox (1971). Its type locality is Verdigris Coulee (UA-MR-4), which is in a Santonian terrestrial horizon in the Milk River Formation of Canada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Cimolodon electus Fox
1979Cimolodon electus Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska p. 101
2004Cimolodon electus Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 255, 335

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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()
familyCimolodontidaeMarsh 1889
genusCimolodonMarsh 1889
specieselectus

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.

Cimolodon electus Fox 1971
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: arborealsubo
Diet: omnivoref
Created: 2005-09-11 16:53:29
Modified: 2005-09-11 18:53:29
Source: f = family, subo = suborder, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Krause 1982, Hopson 1973, Hendy et al. 2009, Gunnell et al. 1995, Carroll 1988

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Santonian to the top of the Judithian or 85.80000 to 70.60000 Ma

Collections (10 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Santonian85.8 - 83.5Canada (Alberta) Cimolodon electus (14422 type locality: 14423 14424 14425 14426)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Utah) Cimolodon electus (14429)
Judithian83.5 - 70.6USA (New Mexico) Cimolodon electus (14464)
Judithian83.5 - 70.6USA (Texas) Cimolodon electus (14489)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (New Mexico) Cimolodon electus (14436 14498)