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Castromys juniensis

Mammalia - Rodentia - Muridae

Taxonomy
Valerymys juniensis was named by Padial Ojeda and Ruiz Bustos (1989).

It was recombined as Castromys juniensis by Martin Suarez and Freudenthal (1994).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1989Valerymys juniensis Padial Ojeda and Ruiz Bustos
1994Castromys juniensis Martin Suarez and Freudenthal p. 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
infraorderMyodontaSchaub 1958
superfamilyMuroideaIlliger 1811
Eumuroida
familyMuridaeIlliger 1811
genusCastromys
speciesjuniensis(Padial Ojeda and Ruiz Bustos 1989)

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
Padial Ojeda and Ruiz Bustos 1989Las dimensiones en unos ejemplares coinciden y superan los mayores valores de Valerymys vireti, y en otros son inferiores o igualan los menores tamaños de Valerymys turoliensis. En el m1 inf. hay una pequeña raiz incipiente entre las dos principales. La raiz lingual del M2 sup. es bilobulada. El M3 sup. posee cuatro raíces y una pequeña protuberancia o raiz incipiente. El t12 en el M1 sup. es grande y variable o ausente en el M2 sup.
E. Martin Suarez and M. Freudenthal 1994Castromys of small size, m1 with a smal tma. m2 with a reduced labial cingulum. M2 with a vestigal t12, or without t12.