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Seorsumuscardinus alpinus

Mammalia - Rodentia - Gliridae

Taxonomy
Seorsumuscardinus alpinus was named by de Bruijn (1998). Its type specimen is NHMW 1997z0201/0002/1, a tooth (M1 sin.), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Oberdorf lignite mine, horizon O4, which is in a MN 4 mire/swamp claystone in Austria. It is the type species of Seorsumuscardinus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1998Seorsumuscardinus alpinus de Bruijn p. 111 figs. Pl. 5, fig. 7

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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
subfamilyGlirinaeThomas 1897
genusSeorsumuscardinus
speciesalpinus

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
H. de Bruijn 1998S. alpinus has four ridges in the P4, five in the M1, six in the M2 and seven in the M3.