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Ruscinomys europaeus

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Taxonomy
Ruscinomys europaeus was named by Depéret (1890). It is the type species of Ruscinomys.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Ruscinomys europaeus Depéret
1890Ruscinomys europaeus Déperet

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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()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
infraorderMyodontaSchaub 1958
superfamilyMuroideaIlliger 1811
familyCricetidaeFischer von Waldheim 1817
subfamilyCricetodontinaeStehlin and Schaub 1951
tribeCricetodontiniSchaub 1925
genusRuscinomysDepéret 1890
specieseuropaeusDepéret 1890

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
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: herbivoreo
Created: 2005-08-26 14:04:46
Modified: 2005-08-26 16:04:46
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1999, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Piacenzian to the top of the MN 16 or 3.60000 to 2.58800 Ma

Collections (5 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ruscinian5.333 - 3.2Spain (Aragon) Ruscinomys europaeus (32103 32104)
Ruscinian5.333 - 3.2Spain (Soria) Ruscinomys europaeus (40548)
Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588France (Languedoc-Roussillon Region) Ruscinomys europaeus (32109)
MN 163.2 - 2.588France (Languedoc Roussillon Region) Ruscinomys europaeus (37049)