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Parapodemus meini

Mammalia - Rodentia - Muridae

Taxonomy
Parapodemus meini was named by Martín Suárez and Freudenthal (1993). Its type specimen is RGM 402720, a tooth (M1 sin.), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Crevillente 7, which is in a MN 12 terrestrial horizon in Spain.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1993Parapodemus meini Martín Suárez and Freudenthal p. 91 figs. Pl. 4, fig. 1

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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
genusParapodemusSchaub 1938
speciesmeini

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
E. Martín Suárez and M. Freudenthal 1993Large-sized Parapodemus. The two lobes of the anteroconid of m1 are frequently separated. M1 and M2 with t6 and t9 convergent, but weakly connected. M3 frequently with constricted posterior tubercle (t8 and t9).