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Mesodma senecta

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae

Taxonomy
Mesodma senecta 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.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Mesodma senecta Fox
1979Mesodma senecta Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska p. 101
2004Mesodma senecta Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 255, 334-335

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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()
familyNeoplagiaulacidae
genusMesodma
speciessenecta

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.

Mesodma senecta 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 16:54:47
Modified: 2005-09-11 18:54:47
Source: f = family, subo = suborder, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Hopson 1973, Gunnell et al. 1995, Krause 1982

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

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Santonian85.8 - 83.5Canada (Alberta) Mesodma senecta (type locality: 14423 14425)
Judithian83.5 - 70.6USA (New Mexico) Mesodma senecta (14464)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (New Mexico) Mesodma senecta (14436)