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Paronychomys shotwelli

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Taxonomy
Paronychomys shotwelli was named by Korth (2011). Its type specimen is UO 21716, a tooth (left M1), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Juniper Creek (UO 2469), which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in Oregon.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2011Paronychomys shotwelli Korth p. 140 fig. 2

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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
familyCricetidaeFischer von Waldheim 1817
genusParonychomys
speciesshotwelli

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
W. W. Korth 2011Large species of the genus; M1 with minute posterior cingulum; m1 lacking buccal posterior cingulid; m3 larger relative to m2 than in other species.