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Orthogeomys

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Taxonomy
Orthogeomys was named by Merriam (1895). It is extant.

It was assigned to Geomyidae by Merriam (1895) and Ruez (2001).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1895Heterogeomys Merriam
1895Orthogeomys Merriam
1980Heterogeomys Kurten and Anderson p. 229
1997Heterogeomys McKenna and Bell
2001Orthogeomys Ruez, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
superfamilyGeomyoideaBonaparte 1845
familyGeomyidaeBonaparte 1845
genusOrthogeomysMerriam 1895

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available