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† Megatylopus gigas (Paracamelus brevirostris)

Megatylopus gigas

Additional Functions

Grouping

Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Stamm: Chordata  ⇒ Unterstamm: Vertebrata  ⇒ Infrastamm: Gnathostomata  ⇒ Superklasse: Tetrapoda  ⇒ Klasse: Mammalia  ⇒ Unterklasse: Theriiformes  ⇒ Infraklasse: Holotheria  ⇒ Superlegion: Trechnotheria  ⇒ Legion: Cladotheria  ⇒ Sublegion: Zatheria  ⇒ Infralegion: Tribosphenida  ⇒ Superkohorte: Theria  ⇒ Unterklasse: Eutheria  ⇒ Überordnung: Laurasiatheria  ⇒ Ordnung: Artiodactyla  ⇒ Unterordnung: Tylopoda  ⇒ Familie: Camelidae  ⇒ Unterfamilie: Camelinae  ⇒ Tribus: Camelini  ⇒ Gattung: Megatylopus

Taxo­nomic seg­ment

Art

This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Matthew & Cook, 1909

Other languages

scientific

Megatylopus gigas

Alternative Name

scientific

Paracamelus brevirostris

Macdonald, 1959
Ref.: J. R. Macdonald. 1959. The Middle Pliocene Mammalian Fauna from Smiths Valley, Nevada. Journal of Paleontology 33(5):872-887

Recombined

scientific

Pliauchenia (Megatylopus) gigas

Matthew & Cook, 1909
Ref.: W. D. Matthew and H. J. Cook. 1909. A Pliocene fauna from western Nebraska. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 26(27):361-414

Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 5.333 Ma - End age: 4.9 Ma
Phanerozoic
(Phanerozoikum)
Cenozoic
(Känozoikum)
Neogene
(Neogen)
Pliocene
(Pliozän)
Miocene
(Miozän)
Zanclean
(Zancleum)
Messinian
(Messinium)
3.6
5.332
5.332
7.246

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Motility: actively mobile
Environment: terrestrial
Diet:

browser

Compositon of the remains:

phosphatic

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 3)

Taxonomic assignment (0)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • J. G. Honey, 1998 - Camelidae - Evolution of Tertiary Mammals of North America (1), 439-462 (book/book chapter, English)
  • S. D. Webb, 1965 - The osteology of Camelops - Bulletin of the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, Science (1), 1-53 (journal article, English)
  • J. R. Macdonald, 1959 - The Middle Pliocene Mammalian Fauna from Smiths Valley, Nevada - Journal of Paleontology (33), 872-887 (journal article, English)
  • W. D. Matthew, 1909 - A Pliocene fauna from western Nebraska - Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History (26), 361-414 (journal article, English)