Hainina

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Hainina
Temporal range: Maastrichtian-Thanetian
~66.043–55.8 Ma
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Multituberculata
Family: Kogaionidae
Genus: Hainina
Vianey-Liaud, 1979
Type species
Hainina belgica
Species
  • H. belgica
  • H. godfriauxi
  • H. pyrenaica
  • H. vianeyae

Hainina is an extinct mammal genus from the latest Cretaceous to the Paleocene of Europe. Though small, it outsurvived the final dinosaurs.

Genus[edit]

The genus Hainina ("from Hainin") was named by Vianey-Liaud M. in 1979. This genus was originally referred to as Cimolomyidae. "We assign Hainina to the Kogaionidae (superfamily incertae sedis); it differs from Kogaionon in having ornamented enamel, while the enamel is smooth in Kogaionon".[1] Material has also been reported from the Upper Cretaceous of Romania.

Species[edit]

Fossils have been described as and found in:[2]

  • Species: Hainina belgica Vianey-Liaud M., 1979
  • Species: Hainina godfriauxi Vianey-Liaud M., 1979
    • Place: Paleocene of Hainin, Belgium
  • Species: Hainina pyrenaica Peláez-Campomanes P., Damms R., López-Martinen N. & Àlvarez-Sierra M. A., 2000
  • Species: Hainina vianeyae Peláez-Campomanes P., Damms R., López-Martinen N. & Àlvarez-Sierra M. A., 2000
  • Hainina sp. - Densus-Ciula Formation, Maastrichtian and Jibou Formation, Thanetian, Romania

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kielan-Jaworowska & Hurum, 2001, p. 409
  2. ^ Hainina at Fossilworks.org

Bibliography[edit]

  • Vianey-Liaud (1979), "Les Mammifères montiens de Hainin (Paléocène moyen de Belgique). Part I. Multituberculés". Paleovertebrata 9, pp. 117–131.

Further reading[edit]

  • Peláez-Campomanes et al. (2000), "The earliest mammal of the European Paleocene: the multituberculate Hainina". J of Paleont 74(4), pp. 701–711.
  • Kielan-Jaworowska Z. & Hurum J. H. (2001), "Phylogeny and Systematics of multituberculate mammals". Paleontology 44, pp. 389–429.
  • Much of this information has been derived from Dead link MESOZOIC MAMMALS; "basal" Cimolodonta, Cimolomyidae, Boffiidae and Kogaionidae, an Internet directory.[dead link]