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Leptotragulus ultimus

Mammalia - Ungulata - Protoceratidae

Taxonomy
Leptotragulus ultimus was named by Schlaikjer (1935). Its type specimen is MCZ 2872, a tooth (A superior left third molar), and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1935Leptotragulus ultimus Schlaikjer p. 183 figs. Plate 41

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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
speciesultimus

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: Chadronian or 37.20000 to 33.90000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Wyoming) Leptotragulus ultimus (16972)