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Spalacolestes inconcinnus

Mammalia - Spalacotheriidae

Taxonomy
Spalacolestes inconcinnus was named by Cifelli and Madsen (1999). Its type locality is OMNH V868, Mussentuchit , which is in a Cenomanian crevasse splay horizon in the Cedar Mountain Formation of Utah.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Spalacolestes inconcinnus Cifelli and Madsen
2004Spalacolestes inconcinnus Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 345, 368-369

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes()
Trechnotheria
Spalacotherioidea
familySpalacotheriidaeMarsh 1887
subfamilySpalacolestinae
genusSpalacolestes
speciesinconcinnus

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.

Spalacolestes inconcinnus Cifelli and Madsen 1999
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: scansorialuc
Diet: insectivoreuc
Created: 2005-09-06 19:53:51
Modified: 2005-09-07 19:44:02
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Carroll 1988, Luo et al. 2003, Hopson 1973, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Early/Lower Cenomanian or 99.60000 to 93.50000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5USA (Utah) Spalacolestes inconcinnus (type locality: 14405)