Amphidontidae

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Amphidontidae
Temporal range: Early Cretaceous
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Superfamily: Amphidontoidea
Family: Amphidontidae
Simpson, 1925
Genus

The Amphidontidae are a family of extinct mammals from the Early Cretaceous, belonging to the triconodonts. It contains most of the species previously belonged to Amphilestidae.[1]

Phylogeny[edit]

Cladogram after Marisol Montellano, James A. Hopson, James M. Clark (2008)[2] and Gao et al. (2010).[3]


 Amphidontidae

Aploconodon

Comodon

Hakusanodon

Juchilestes

Amphidon

Gobiotheriodon

Manchurodon

Nakunodon

Taxonomy[edit]

Basd on the works by Mikko Haaramo[4] and the Palaeofile website.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b A. V. Lopatin; E. N. Maschenko & A. O. Averianov (2010). "A new genus of triconodont mammals from the Early Cretaceous of Western Siberia". Doklady Biological Sciences. 433 (1): 282–285. doi:10.1134/S0012496610040137. PMID 20711878.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Chun-Ling Gao; Gregory P. Wilson; Zhe-Xi Luo; A. Murat Maga; Qingjin Meng & 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.
  4. ^ Mikko's Phylogeny Archive [1] Haaramo, Mikko (2007). "Holotheria – holotheres". Retrieved 30 December 2015.
  5. ^ Paleofile.com (net, info) "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-01-11. Retrieved 2015-12-30.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link). "Taxonomic lists- Mammals". Archived from the original on 11 January 2016. Retrieved 30 December 2015.