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Atavocricetodon

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1996Atavocricetodon Freudenthal p. 3
2003Eucricetodon (Atavocricetodon) de Bruijn et al. p. 66
2010Atavocricetodon Gomes Rodrigues et al.
2013Atavocricetodon Maridet and Ni

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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
subfamilyEucricetodontinae
genusAtavocricetodon

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
M. Freudenthal 1996Eucricetodontinae of very small to medium size, with relatively low/crowned cheek teeth, with thin enamel, relatively small cusps, and long crests. Lower molars with or without hypoconid hind arm. m1 with protoconid hind arm frequently connected to the metaconid. Upper molars generally with a posterior protolophule and an anterior metalophule. M1 generally without a complete anterolophule. Old entoloph on M3 frequently present, or even complete, neo-entoloph fully developed.