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Planetetherium mirabile

Mammalia - Dermoptera

Taxonomy
Planetetherium mirabile was named by Simpson (1928). Its type specimen is Amer. Mus. No. 22162, a mandible (left ramus with P3-4 and M1), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Bear Creek, which is in a Clarkforkian terrestrial horizon in the Polecat Bench Formation of Montana. It is the type species of Planetetherium.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1928Planetetherium mirabile Simpson

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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
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
Primatomorpha
orderDermopteraIllinger 1811
genusPlanetetherium
speciesmirabile

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: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: arborealo
Diet: folivoreo
Created: 2005-08-26 13:22:46
Modified: 2005-08-26 15:22:46
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Nowak 1999, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: Clarkforkian or 56.80000 to 55.80000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Clarkforkian56.8 - 55.8USA (Montana) Planetetherium mirabile (type locality: 15079)
Clarkforkian56.8 - 55.8USA (Wyoming) Planetetherium mirabile (15092)