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Phoberomys bordasi

Mammalia - Rodentia - Neoepiblemidae

Taxonomy
Phoberomys bordasi was named by Patterson (1942). Its type specimen is Amer. Mus. No. 22666, a set of teeth (Right p4-m1), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Upper Rio Purus, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in Brazil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1942Phoberomys bordasi Patterson
1956Phoberomys bordasi Paula Couto p. 97

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

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
Patterson 1942Much smaller than P. burmeisteri or P.praecursor; p4 with three anterior laminae united externally as in praecursor, anterior lamina very small and antero-internal in position; m1 with anterior lamina less concave posteriorly and narrower transversely than in burmeisteri.