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Mystromys

Mammalia - Rodentia - Nesomyidae

Taxonomy
Mystromys was named by Wagner (1841). It is extant.

It was assigned to Cricetodontinae by Baskin (1978); to Cricetidae by McKenna and Bell (1997); and to Mystromyinae by Steppan et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1841Mystromys Wagner
1978Mystromys Baskin p. 132
1997Mystromys McKenna and Bell
2004Mystromys Steppan et al. p. 535

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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()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
infraorderMyodontaSchaub 1958
superfamilyMuroideaIlliger 1811
Eumuroida
familyNesomyidae
subfamilyMystromyinae
genusMystromysWagner 1841

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