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Adapidium huanghoense

Mammalia - Esthonychidae

Taxonomy
Adapidium huanghoense was named by Young (1937). Its type specimen is Cenozoic Research Laboratory, Geological Survey of China, a mandible (right lower jaw with the two last molars), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Heti Formation F 12, which is in a Sharamurunian terrestrial horizon in the Hedi Formation of China. It is the type species of Adapidium.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1937Adapidium huanghoense Young pp. 434-435 figs. p.435, fig. 16
1953Adapidium huanghoense Gazin p. 32

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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
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes()
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Zatheria
subclassTribosphenida()
subclassTheria
Eutheria()
Cimolesta()
suborderTillodontia()
familyEsthonychidaeCope 1883
genusAdapidiumYoung 1937
specieshuanghoense

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.

Adapidium huanghoense Young 1937
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: herbivoreo
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
Created: 2005-08-31 13:30:51
Modified: 2005-08-31 15:30:51
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Lucas and Schoch 1998, Ji et al. 2002, Hendy et al. 2009, Lillegraven 1979

Age range: Sharamurunian or 48.60000 to 37.20000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Sharamurunian48.6 - 37.2China (Shanxi) Adapidium huanghoense (type locality: 42197)