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Prosomys

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Taxonomy
Prosomys was named by Shotwell (1956). It is not extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Promimomys by Repenning (1968) and Hibbard (1970).

It was assigned to Cricetidae by Shotwell (1956), Voorhies (1990), McKenna and Bell (1997) and Chaline et al. (1999).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Prosomys Shotwell
1990Prosomys Voorhies
1997Prosomys McKenna and Bell
1999Prosomys Chaline et al.

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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
infraorderMyodontaSchaub 1958
superfamilyMuroideaIlliger 1811
familyCricetidaeFischer von Waldheim 1817
genusProsomys

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