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Castromys inflatus

Mammalia - Rodentia - Muridae

Taxonomy
Karnimata inflata was named by Mein et al. (1990). It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Karnimata inflata Mein et al.
1994Castromys inflatus 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
speciesinflatus(Mein et al. 1990)

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
Mein et al. 1990Muridae de grande taille aux molaires très larges, molaires supérieres dépourvues de la liaison t6-t9, dépourvues d'eperon distal au t1, ayant conservé un t12, munies de trois racines; M3 avec un t9 aligné distalement avec le t8 pour former une lame postérieure. Molaires inférieures avec une marge cingulaire large, des cuspides accessoires labiales bien développées; m1 avec un fort tubercule impair médian, le première paire de cuspides isolée de la deuxième paire.