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Calomys (Bensonomys) elachys

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Taxonomy
Calomys elachys was named by Lindsay and Jacobs (1985). Its type specimen is IGCU 1174, a tooth (right M1), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Concha (CH-13), which is in a Blancan terrestrial horizon in Mexico.

It was recombined as Calomys (Bensonomys) elachys by Carranza-Castañeda and Walton (1992); it was recombined as Bensonomys elachys by Martin et al. (2002).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1985Calomys elachys Lindsay and Jacobs
1992Calomys (Bensonomys) elachys Carranza-Castañeda and Walton p. 79
2002Bensonomys elachys Martin et al.

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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()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
infraorderMyodontaSchaub 1958
superfamilyMuroideaIlliger 1811
familyCricetidaeFischer von Waldheim 1817
subfamilySigmodontinaeWagner 1843
genusCalomys
subgenusBensonomys
specieselachys()

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