Gobiconodontidae

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Gobiconodontids
Temporal range: Early Cretaceous
Gobiconodon.jpg
Life restoration of Gobiconodon
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Gobiconodonta
Family: Gobiconodontidae
Jenkins Jr. & Schaff, 1988
Genera

The Gobiconodontidae are a group of extinct mammals from the Early Cretaceous.

Phylogeny[edit]

Cladogram after Marisol Montellano, James A. Hopson, James M. Clark (2008)[1] and Gao et al. (2010).[4]

 Gobiconodontidae

Hangjinia





? Meemannodon [2]



Repenomamus





Gobiconodon (incl. Guchinodon)



Huasteconodon





References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Marisol Montellano, James A. Hopson, James M. Clark (2008). "Late Early Jurassic Mammaliaforms from Huizachal Canyon, Tamaulipas, México". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 28 (4): 1130–1143. doi:10.1671/0272-4634-28.4.1130. 
  2. ^ a b , J.; Hu, Y.-M.; Wang, Y.-Q. and Li, C.-K. (2005). "A new triconodont (Mammalia) from the Early Cretaceous Yixian Formation of Liaoning, China". Vertebrata PalAsiatica 43 (1): 1–10. 
  3. ^ J. Li, Y. Wang, Y. Wang, & C. Li (2001). "A new family of primitive mammal from the Mesozoic of western Liaoning, China". Chinese Science Bulletin 46 (9): 782–785. doi:10.1007/BF03187223. ISSN 1001-6538. 
  4. ^ Chun-Ling Gao, Gregory P. Wilson, Zhe-Xi Luo, A. Murat Maga, Qingjin Meng and Xuri Wang (2010). "A new mammal skull from the Lower Cretaceous of China with implications for the evolution of obtuse-angled molars and ‘amphilestid’ eutriconodonts". Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological sciences 277 (1679): 237–246. doi:10.1098/rspb.2009.1014. PMC 2842676. PMID 19726475. 
  • Yuan, C.; Xu, L.; Zhang, X.; Xi, Y.; Wu, Y. and Ji, Q. (2009). "A new species of Gobiconodon (Mammalia) from western Liaoning, China and its implication for the dental formula of Gobiconodon". Acta Geologica Sinica 83 (2): 207–211. doi:10.1111/j.1755-6724.2009.00035.x. 
  • Thomas S. Kemp: The Origin & Evolution of Mammals. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2005, 331 Seiten, ISBN 0-19-850761-5.