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Ellobius talpinus

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Taxonomy
Mus talpinus was named by Pallas (1770). It is extant. It is the type species of Ellobius.

It was recombined as Myotalpa talpina by Kerr (1792); it was recombined as Ellobius talpinus by Allen (1895).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1770Mus talpinus Pallas
1792Myotalpa talpina Kerr
1895Ellobius talpinus Allen p. 183

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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
genusEllobiusFischer 1814
speciestalpinus(Pallas 1770)

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: fossorialg
Diet: herbivoreo
Created: 2012-05-15 11:07:22
Modified: 2012-05-14 20:07:22
Source: g = genus, o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Stein 2000, Nowak 1999, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: Late/Upper Pleistocene or 0.12600 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.126 - 0.0117Ukraine Ellobius talpinus (68298)