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Euarchonta

Mammalia -

Taxonomy
Euarchonta is an unranked clade. It is extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Archonta by Asher and Helgen (2010).

It was assigned to Placentalia by Waddell et al. (1999); to Supraprimates by Waddell et al. (2001); to Eutheria by Madsen et al. (2001); and to Euarchontoglires by Wible et al. (2007) and Silcox et al. (2010).

Sister taxa
Primatomorpha, Sundatheria (syn. Paraprimates)

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Euarchonta Waddell et al. p. cover
2001Euarchonta Madsen et al. p. 610
2001Euarchonta Waddell et al. p. 148
2007Euarchonta Wible et al.
2010Euarchonta Silcox et al.

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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
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
Euarchonta

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
Maximum body mass: 4.5 kgs
Minimum body mass: 30 gg
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: scansorialsubc
Diet: insectivoreuc
Created: 2005-09-06 20:43:42
Modified: 2005-09-06 22:44:32
Source: s = species, g = genus, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Kay 1994, Luo et al. 2003, Vizcaíno et al. 2010, Carroll 1988, Kay and Cozzuol 2006, Kay and Meldrum 1997, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002, Legendre 1988, Kay et al. 2008, Fleagle 1990

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Maastrichtian to the top of the Holocene or 72.10000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 66.0 Ma

Collections (2329 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0India (Andhra Pradesh) Deccanolestes hislopi, Deccanolestes robustus, Deccanolestes hislopi (27014) Deccanolestes sp., Deccanolestes robustus, Deccanolestes hislopi (122240)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0India (Madhya Pradesh) Deccanolestes sp., Deccanolestes narmadensis (75493)
Puercan66.0 - 63.3USA (Montana) Plesiadapidae indet., Ursolestes perpetior, Purgatorius sp. (14809) Purgatorius ceratops (14741) Purgatorius coracis (193844) Purgatorius unio (14738) Purgatorius unio, Plesiadapidae indet. (14766)
Puercan66.0 - 63.3Canada (Alberta) Pandemonium hibernalis (174625)
Puercan66.0 - 63.3Canada (Saskatchewan) Purgatorius pinecreeensis (14764) Purgatorius sp. (14768)
Puercan66.0 - 63.3USA (Texas) Palaechthon nacimienti (14887)
Danian66.0 - 61.6Belgium (Hainaut) Afrodon gheerbranti, Bustylus folieae, Proremiculus lagnauxi, Peradectes marandati, Russellodon haininense, Adapisoriculus sp. (132949)
To263.3 - 61.7Canada (Alberta) Elpidophorus sp., Edworthia lerbekmoi (99007)
To363.3 - 61.7Canada (Alberta) Elpidophorus minor, Ignacius fremontensis, Palenochtha minor, Plesiolestes problematicus, Pronothodectes matthewi, Ignacius frugivorus, Picrodontidae indet. (14894)
Torrejonian63.3 - 61.7Canada (Alberta) Elpidophorus elegans (194574) Elpidophorus minor, Ignacius fremontensis, Ignacius frugivorus, Plesiolestes problematicus, Pronothodectes matthewi (143200) Palaechthon sp. (14828) Pronothodectes sp. (14822)
Torrejonian63.3 - 61.7USA (Montana) Elphidotarsius florencae, Palaechthon alticuspis, Palenochtha minor, Paromomys depressidens, Paromomys maturus, Picrodus silberlingi, Pronothodectes matthewi (14906) Elphidotarsius florencae, Picrodus silberlingi, Pronothodectes matthewi (14874) Elpidophorus minor, Palaechthon alticuspis, Paromomys maturus, Picrodus silberlingi (14913) Paromomys maturus (14885) Picrodus silberlingi, Pronothodectes matthewi (14876)
Torrejonian63.3 - 61.7USA (Utah) Draconodus apertus, Paromomys depressidens, Palaechthon sp. (14830)
Torrejonian63.3 - 61.7USA (New Mexico) Anasazia williamsoni, Plesiolestes wilsoni (14873) Palaechthon torrejonius (14865) Palaechthon torrejonius, Palaechthon woodi, Palaechthon sp. (14816) Palaechthon woodi, Paromomys sp. (14859) Palaechthon woodi, Plesiolestes wilsoni (14893) Torrejonia wilsoni (14833 14868 187009)
Torrejonian63.3 - 61.7USA (Wyoming) Elphidotarsius florencae, Ignacius fremontensis, Palenochtha minor, Paromomys depressidens, Picrodus silberlingi, Plesiolestes problematicus, Premnoides douglassi, Pronothodectes jepi (14912) Palenochtha sp., Palenochtha minor, Pronothodectes jepi, Palaechthon sp., Picrodus silberlingi (14898) Palenochtha weissae, Paromomys depressidens, Paromomys maturus, Picrodus silberlingi, Palenochtha minor, Palaechthon problematicus (14886) Paromomys depressidens, Paromomys maturus, Palaechthon sp. (14904) Paromomys maturus (14903) Paromomys maturus, Pronothodectes jepi, Palaechthon sp. (14905) Pronothodectes jepi (14881) Pronothodectes jepi, Palaechthon sp. (14896)
Torrejonian - Tiffanian63.3 - 56.8USA (Wyoming) Paromomys sp. (14858) Plesiadapis sp. (14852 14854) Plesiolestes sp. (14853) Plesiolestes sp., Plesiadapidae indet., Palaechthon alticuspis (14851)
Ti161.7 - 56.8Canada (Alberta) Plesiadapis sp., Plesiadapis praecursor (195856) Thylacaelurus sp., Pronothodectes sp., Carpodaptes hazelae, Elphidotarsius russelli, Elpidophorus elegans, Ignacius fremontensis, Ignacius frugivorus, Nannodectes intermedius, Paromomys depressidens, Plesiadapis anceps, Plesiadapis praecursor, Phoxomylus puncticuspis, Plesiolestes sirokyi, Picrodus silberlingi (14939)
Ti161.7 - 56.8USA (Montana) Plesiadapis praecursor (15026)
Ti361.7 - 56.8Canada (Alberta) Microsyopidae indet., Carpodaptes hazelae, Elphidotarsius wightoni, Elpidophorus elegans, Ignacius frugivorus, Micromomys fremdi, Zanycteris paleocenus, Plesiadapis rex, Saxonella crepaturae, Picrodus sp. (14992) Saxonella sp., Carpodaptes hazelae, Elphidotarsius wightoni, Elpidophorus elegans, Ignacius frugivorus, Plesiadapis rex, Pronothodectes gaoi, Plesiolestes sirokyi (14928)
Ti361.7 - 56.8USA (Colorado) Nannodectes simpsoni (99821)
Ti561.7 - 56.8USA (Wyoming) Plesiadapis simonsi (46654)