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Sicista wangi

Mammalia - Rodentia - Zapodidae

Taxonomy
Sicista wangi was named by Qiu and Storch (2000). Its type specimen is IVVP V11930, a tooth (M1 sup. dext.), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Bilike, which is in a Pliocene lacustrine horizon in China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2000Sicista wangi Qiu and Storch p. 186

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
familyZapodidaeCoues 1875
genusSicistaGray 1827
specieswangi

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
Z. Qiu and G. Storch 2000Large-sized species, averages larger than S. bagajevi Savinov 1970 and S. vinogradovi Topachevsky 1965. Occlusal morphology of all teeth very simple, secondary ridges and spurs only exceptionally developed. Main cusps high and pointed. Mesoloph of M1-2 strong, delimiting together with paracone and metacone two deep transverse valleys.