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Cimolodon similis

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Cimolodontidae

Taxonomy
Cimolodon similis 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.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Cimolodon similis Fox
1979Cimolodon similis Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska p. 101
2004Cimolodon similis 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
speciessimilis

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 similis 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, Gunnell et al. 1995, Hopson 1973, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Middle Cenomanian to the top of the Late/Upper Campanian or 99.60000 to 70.60000 Ma

Collections (11 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Cenomanian - Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5USA (Utah) Cimolodon electus (14385)
Coniacian - Santonian89.8 - 83.6USA (Utah) Cimolodon similis (14389)
Late/Upper Santonian85.8 - 83.5Canada (Alberta) Cimolodon similis (14422 14423 14424 type locality: 14425 14426)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Utah) Cimolodon similis (14421 14429 14430)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Utah) Cimolodon similis (14466)