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Hylopetes hoeckarum

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Taxonomy
Hylopetes hoeckarum was named by de Bruijn (1998). Its type specimen is NHMW 1997z0199/0001/1, a tooth (M1/2 sin.), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Oberdorf lignite mine, horizon O3, which is in a MN 4 mire/swamp claystone in Austria.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1998Hylopetes hoeckarum de Bruijn p. 107 figs. Pl. 4, figs. 11, 12

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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
superfamilySciuroidea
familySciuridae
subfamilyPteromyinae
genusHylopetesThomas 1908
specieshoeckarum

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 1998Enamel of unworn teeht hummocky. Protoloph and metaloph of the M1-2 weak and devoid of conules. Mesostyl of the M1-2 and mesostylid and mesoconid of the m1-2 small.