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Tuscahomys

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cylindrodontidae

Taxonomy
Tuscahomys was named by Dawson and Beard (2007) [Currently includes four species: T. medius, T. minor, T. major, and T. ctenodactylops (formerly Reithroparamys ctenodactylops)]. Its type is Tuscahomys medius. It was considered unknown by Dawson and Beard (2007).

It was assigned to Cylindrodontidae by Dawson and Beard (2007), Rose et al. (2012) and Strait et al. (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2007Tuscahomys Dawson and Beard
2012Tuscahomys Rose et al.
2016Tuscahomys Strait et al.

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
familyCylindrodontidaeMiller and Gidley 1918
genusTuscahomys

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
M. R. Dawson and K. C. Beard 2007See Dawson and Beard 2007: pp. 136-137