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Comotherium

Mammalia - Dryolestidae

Taxonomy
Comotherium was named by Prothero (1981). It is not extant. Its type is Comotherium richi.

It was assigned to Paurodontidae by Kielan-Jaworowska et al. (2004); and to Dryolestidae by Prothero (1981) and Rougier et al. (2011).

Species
C. richi (type species)

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1981Comotherium Prothero pp. 286-288 figs. 2-3
2004Comotherium Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 380, 390 fig. 10.9E
2011Comotherium Rougier et al. p. S15

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Cladotheria
Dryolestoidea(Butler 1939)
familyDryolestidaeMarsh 1879
genusComotherium

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.

G. †Comotherium Prothero 1981
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Comotherium richi Prothero 1981
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: Luo et al. 2003, Hopson 1973, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Tithonian or 152.10000 to 145.00000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Kimmeridgian - Tithonian157.3 - 145.0USA (Wyoming) C. richi (12816 39431)
Tithonian152.1 - 145.0USA (Wyoming) C. richi (39426)