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Paraphiomys pigotti

Mammalia - Rodentia - Thryonomyidae

Taxonomy
Paraphiomys pigotti was named by Andrews (1914). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Karungu, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in Kenya. It is the type species of Paraphiomys.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1914Paraphiomys pigotti Andrews p. 177 figs. Plate XXVIII, Fig 7

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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
CtenohystricaHuchon et al. 2000
superfamilyThryonomyoideaPocock 1922
familyThryonomyidaePocock 1922
genusParaphiomysAndrews 1914
speciespigotti

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