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Palaeosyops fontinalis

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Taxonomy
Palaeosyops fontinalis was named by Cope (1873).

It was recombined as Limnohyus fontinalis by Cope (1873) and Cope (1884); it was recombined as Limnohyops fontinalis by Earle (1891), Earle (1892), Roger (1896), Trouessart (1898) and Hay (1902).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Limnohyus fontinalis Cope
1873Palaeosyops fontinalis Cope p. 1
1884Limnohyus fontinalis Cope
1891Limnohyops fontinalis Earle p. 115
1892Limnohyops fontinalis Earle
1896Limnohyops fontinalis Roger
1898Limnohyops fontinalis Trouessart
1899Palaeosyops fontinalis Matthew
1902Limnohyops fontinalis Hay
1919Palaeosyops fontinalis Osborn p. 565
1919Eometarhinus huerfanensis Osborn p. 568 figs. 6, 7
1929Palaeosyops fontinalis Osborn
1998Palaeosyops fontinalis Mader
2000Palaeosyops fontinalis Gunnell and Yarborough
2010Palaeosyops fontinalis Mader

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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
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Cladotheria
Zatheria
subclassTribosphenida()
subclassTheria
Eutheria()
Placentalia
Boreoeutheria
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Euungulata
Panperissodactyla
superorderPerissodactylamorpha
orderPerissodactyla()
familyBrontotheriidae()
subfamilyPalaeosyopinaeSteinmann and Döderlein 1890
genusPalaeosyops
speciesfontinalis

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.

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Invalid names: Eometarhinus huerfanensis Osborn 1919 [synonym]
Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
H. F. Osborn 1919 (Eometarhinus huerfanensis)inferior in all measurements to M.megarhinus. Premolars with small deuterocone.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: browserf
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
Created: 2005-08-31 14:53:16
Modified: 2005-08-31 16:53:16
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Mader 1998, Carroll 1988, Ji et al. 2002, Lillegraven 1979, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Bridgerian or 50.30000 to 46.20000 Ma

Collections (38 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Wasatchian - Bridgerian55.8 - 46.2USA (Wyoming) Palaeosyops fontinalis (15463)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Montana) Palaeosyops fontinalis (16401)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Colorado) Eometarhinus huerfanensis, Palaeosyops fontinalis (16239) Palaeosyops fontinalis (16231 16240 16242 16298 16398 180105)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Wyoming) Eotitanops sp. (16487) Palaeosyops fontinalis (15837 16089 16094 16095 16097 16115 16116 16117 16198 16219 16232 16258 16259 16264 16291 16311 16320 16321 16326 16338 16352 16362 16380 16383 16394 16489 27269) Palaeosyops paludosus (16236)