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Apodemus lii

Mammalia - Rodentia - Muridae

Taxonomy
Apodemus lii was named by Qiu and Storch (2000). Its type specimen is IVPP V11925, a tooth (M1 sup. sin.), 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
2000Apodemus lii Qiu and Storch p. 197 figs. Pl. 9, 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
genusApodemusKaup 1829
specieslii

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Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
Z. Qiu and G. Storch 2000Rather small species with narrow teeth; well-developed t12 on M1,2; t7 of M1 and M2 connected with or closely approaching t4; M1 with Rhagapodemus-like occlusal pattern but not high-crowned; M2 scarcely four-rooted