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Diatomyidae

Mammalia - Rodentia - Diatomyidae

Taxonomy
Diatomyidae was named by Mein and Ginsburg (1997) [includes the extant Laonastes]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Hystricognathi by Dawson et al. (2006); and to Rodentia by Marivaux and Welcomme (2003) and Flynn (2007).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1997Diatomyidae Mein and Ginsburg p. 810
2003Diatomyidae Marivaux and Welcomme
2005Laonastidae Jenkins et al.
2006Diatomyidae Dawson et al. p. 1458
2007Diatomyidae Flynn

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
familyDiatomyidae
familyDiatomyidae

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