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Sinocricetus progressus

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Taxonomy
Sinocricetus progressus was named by Qiu and Storch (2000). Its type specimen is IVVP V11914, a maxilla (dext. with M1-3), 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
2000Sinocricetus progressus Qiu and Storch p. 191 figs. Pl. 8, 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
familyCricetidaeFischer von Waldheim 1817
genusSinocricetusSchaub 1930
speciesprogressus

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 2000Similar to Sinocricetus zdanskyi in size, but lower-crowned with wider sinus(id)s, less inflated and less separated anterocone(id), more reduced anterolophule(id) and mesoloph(id)