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Phoberomys

Mammalia - Rodentia - Neoepiblemidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1926Dabbenea Kraglievich
1926Phoberomys Kraglievich
1956Phoberomys Paula Couto p. 97
1980Dabbenea Mones
1989Perumys Kretzoi and Voros
1997Dabbenea McKenna and Bell
1999Phoberomys Negri and Ferigolo
2017Phoberomys Rasia and Candela

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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
suborderHystricomorpha
infraorderHystricognathi(Tullberg 1899)
Caviomorpha(Wood and Patterson 1955)
superfamilyChinchilloideaBennett 1833
familyNeoepiblemidaeKraglievich 1926
genusPhoberomysKraglievich 1926

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. Kretzoi and I. Voros 1989 (Perumys)Member of the Phoberomys group of gigantic caviods, differing from Phoberomys in its somewhat smaller size, in the anteroposteriorly very short and broad evergrowing molare composed of vertical lamellae in nearlly transveral-and not diagonal- position, with interlmellar synclines chosed on the lingual end, filled out with cement.
Measurements
partNmean
Lower m2 height133.0
m1 a-p diameter at center of tooth diameter116.5
m1 greatest oblique diameter of grinding surface diameter119.5
p4 a-p diameter at center of tooth diameter116.4
p4 greatest oblique diameter of grinding surface diameter118.5

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 Huayquerian to the top of the Late/Upper Pliocene or 9.00000 to 2.58800 Ma

Collections (21 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Brazil (Acre) P. minima, P. burmeisteri, P. bordasi (55602)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Brazil (Amazonas) P. bordasi (67386)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Venezuela (Falcón) Dabbenea pattersoni (136769) P. pattersoni (144595)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Venezuela (Falcon) Phoberomys indet. (146431 146433 146446 146447) P. pattersoni (136776) P. sp. (147465) P. sp., P. pattersoni (143319)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Brazil (Amazonas) P. bordasi (148207)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Venezuela P. sp. (92751)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Brazil (Acre) P. sp. (134808)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Peru (Madre de Dios) P. sp. (202649)
Huayquerian9.0 - 6.8Argentina (Entre Rios) P. sp., P. burmeisteri, P. praecursor, P. insolita, P. lozanoi, P. minima (55600)
Huayquerian9.0 - 6.8Venezuela (Falcon) P. sp. (203983 203984) P. sp., P. pattersoni (145365)
Huayquerian9.0 - 6.8Brazil (Acre) P. bordasi (136717)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Peru (Ucayali) Perumys gyulavarii (146532)