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Leptodontomys oregonensis

Mammalia - Rodentia - Eomyidae

Taxonomy
Leptodontomys oregonensis was named by Hibbard (1970) [genotype]. Its type locality is McKay Reservoir, which is in a Hemphillian pond sandstone in the McKay Formation of Oregon. It is the type species of Leptodontomys.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Leptodontomys oregonensis Hibbard

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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
familyEomyidaeWinge 1887
genusLeptodontomys
speciesoregonensis

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: herbivoreo
Created: 2005-08-26 14:04:46
Modified: 2005-08-26 16:04:46
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1999, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: Hemphillian or 10.30000 to 4.90000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Oregon) Leptodontomys oregonensis (type locality: 18970)