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Archonta (disused)

Mammalia -

Taxonomy
Archonta was named by Gregory (1910). It is extant.

It was reranked as the unranked clade Archonta by McKenna (1975) and Scott (2010).

It was assigned to Tokotheria by McKenna (1975); to Eutheria by Gregory (1910) and Gunnell (1989); to Epitheria by Kielan-Jaworowska et al. (2004); to Eutheria by Scott (2010); and to Euarchontoglires by Asher and Helgen (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1910Archonta Gregory p. 322
1975Archonta McKenna p. 42
1989Archonta Gunnell
2004Archonta Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 494, 504-505
2010Archonta Asher and Helgen p. 3
2010Archonta Scott p. 1453

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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
superorderArchonta
superorderArchonta

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: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: scansorialsubc
Diet: insectivoreuc
Created: 2005-09-06 20:43:42
Modified: 2005-09-06 22:44:32
Source: subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Luo et al. 2003, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002
Collections
No collection or age range data are available