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Glamys minor

Mammalia - Rodentia - Gliridae

Taxonomy
Gliravus minor was named by Bosma and de Bruijn (1982). It is not extant. Its type specimen is IVAU HH2 1527 M2 sup. dext., a tooth. Its type locality is Headon Hill HH2, Lower Headon Beds, Isle of Wight, which is in an Eocene marine claystone/claystone in the Lower Headon Beds Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Glamys minor by Astibia et al. (2000) and Freudenthal (2004).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Gliravus minor Bosma and de Bruijn p. 366 figs. Pl. 1, fig. 2
2000Glamys minor Astibia et al. p. 240
2004Glamys minor Freudenthal

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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
familyGliridaeMuirhead 1819
subfamilyGliravinaeSchaub 1958
genusGlamysVianey-Liaud 1989
speciesminor()

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
A. A. Bosma and H. de Bruijn 1982The cheek teeth of G. minor are small for a Gliravus, and have a concave occlusal surface. The structure of the lower cheek teeth is very similar to that in G. priscus Stehlin and Schaub, 1951. In the upper molars the protocone is lowe, i.e. not higher than the lingual ends of the anteroloph and posteroloph. The anteroloph and/or posteroloph of the M1-2 may be either separated from or connected to the protocone. The M1-2 have one long centroloph.