Allodontidae

Extinct family of mammals

Allodontidae
Temporal range: Late Jurassic
American Jurassic Mammals plate VII.jpg
Lower jaws of allodontids
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Multituberculata
Suborder: Plagiaulacida
Family: Allodontidae
Marsh, 1889
Genera
  • Ctenacodon
  • Psalodon

Allodontidae (from ancient Greek "ἄλλος" "ὀδούς", "different tooth") is a family of extinct multituberculate mammal that lived in what is now North America during the Upper Jurassic period. They were relatively early mammals and are within the informal suborder of "Plagiaulacida". The family was named by Othniel Charles Marsh in 1889. Two genera are recognized: Ctenacodon and Psalodon.

References

  • Kielan-Jaworowska Z & Hurum JH (2001), "Phylogeny and Systematics of multituberculate mammals". Paleontology 44, p. 389-429.
  • Most of this information has been derived from [1] MESOZOIC MAMMALS: Basal Multituberculata, an Internet directory.
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Mammalia
  • Clade: Theriiformes
    • see Synapsida
Cynodontia
    • see Cynodontia
Mammalia
    • see Mammalia
Allotheria
    • see below↓
Gondwanatheria?
Ferugliotheriidae
Groeberiidae?
  • Epiklohnia?
  • Groeberia
  • Klohnia?
  • Praedens?
Sudamericidae
Allodontoidea
Allodontidae
Paulchoffatioidea
  • Mojo?
Pinheirodontidae
Paulchoffatiidae
Plagiaulacoidea
Plagiaulacidae
Eobaataridae
Albionbaataridae
Cimolodonta
    • see below↓
Sunnyodon notleyi
Paracimexomys group
Cimolomyidae
Kogaionidae
Eucosmodontidae
Microcosmodontidae
Ptilodontoidea
Cimolodontidae
Neoplagiaulacidae
Ptilodontidae
Taeniolabidoidea
Lambdopsalidae
Taeniolabididae
Djadochtatherioidea
Sloanbaataridae
Djadochtatheriidae
Taeniolabis taoensis
Taxon identifiers


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