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Rhizomys (greater bamboo rat)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Spalacidae

Taxonomy
Rhizomys was named by Gray (1831). It is extant.

It was assigned to Rhizomyidae by McKenna and Bell (1997); and to Rhizomyinae by Steppan et al. (2004).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1831Rhizomys Gray
1997Rhizomys McKenna and Bell
2004Rhizomys Steppan et al. p. 539

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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
familySpalacidae
subfamilyRhizomyinae(Miller and Gidley 1918)
genusRhizomysGray 1831

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