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Chardinomys bilikeensis

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Taxonomy
Chardinomys bilikeensis was named by Qiu and Storch (2000). Its type specimen is IVPP 11932, a maxilla (sin. with M1), 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
2000Chardinomys bilikeensis Qiu and Storch p. 200

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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
genusChardinomysJacobs and Li 1982
speciesbilikeensis

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 2000Molars brachyodont with considerably slanting cusps. On M1, t1 and t4 elongated and occasionally an anterolingual cingulum on the former and an accessory cuspule on the latter; t5 frequently connected with t6 by a thin crest; precingulum very strong. m1 usually with distinct c4. M1 three- or four-rooted. m1 two- or three-rooted.