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Leptotragulus clarki

Mammalia - Ungulata - Protoceratidae

Taxonomy
Leptotragulus clarki was named by Gazin (1955). Its type specimen is USNM 20378, a mandible (Right ramus of mandible with Pi and P3-M3), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Myton Pocket, which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Uinta Formation of Utah.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1955Leptotragulus clarki Gazin

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderUngulata(Linnaeus 1766)
orderArtiodactyla()
Ruminantiamorpha
familyProtoceratidae
genusLeptotragulus
speciesclarki

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: browserf
Created: 2005-08-31 14:39:46
Modified: 2009-01-07 18:24:42
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Prothero 1998, Nowak 1999, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Uintan or 46.20000 to 40.40000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Wyoming) Leptotragulus clarki (16521)
Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Utah) Leptotragulus clarki (16594 type locality: 16607)