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Palaeogiraffa

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Giraffidae

Taxonomy
Palaeogiraffa was named by Bonis and Bouvrain (2003). Its type is Decennatherium macedoniae.

It was assigned to Giraffidae by Geraads et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2003Palaeogiraffa Bonis and Bouvrain
2005Palaeogiraffa Geraads et al. p. 536

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Ruminantiamorpha
Ruminantia(Scopoli 1777)
Pecora()
familyGiraffidae
genusPalaeogiraffaBonis and Bouvrain 2003

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: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: browserf
Reproduction: viviparousf
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-09-22 12:03:58
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Nowak 1999, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: MN 10 or 9.70000 to 8.70000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Greece P. major (191070)
MN 109.7 - 8.7Turkey (Thrace) P. macedoniae (67661)