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Polydolops kamektsen

Mammalia - Polydolopidae

Taxonomy
Polydolops kamektsen was named by Simpson (1935). Its type specimen is AMNH. 28525, a mandible (part of right lower jaw with M3), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Canadon Hondo, Kibenikhoria Faunal Zone, which is in an Eocene terrestrial sandstone in the Las Flores Formation of Argentina.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1935Polydolops kamektsen Simpson p. 5
1948Polydolops kamektsen Simpson
1982Polydolops kamektsen Marshall

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes(Rowe 1988)
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Boreosphenida()
subclassTheria
subclassMetatheria()
suborderPolydolopimorphiaArcher 1984
familyPolydolopidae
genusPolydolops
specieskamektsen

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: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: scansorialsubc
Diet: omnivoresubc
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
Created: 2011-04-28 11:05:11
Modified: 2011-04-27 20:05:35
Source: subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Lillegraven 1979, Clemens 1979, Carroll 1988, Hopson 1973, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Early/Lower Eocene or 55.80000 to 48.60000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6Argentina (Chubut) Polydolops kamektsen (type locality: 14205)