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Zapodidae (jumping mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Zapodidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1875Zapodidae Coues
1958Zapodidae Wood p. 172
1980Zapodidae Kurten and Anderson p. 270
1988Zapodidae Carroll

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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
familyZapodidaeCoues 1875
familyZapodidaeCoues 1875

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: 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

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Duchesnean to the top of the Holocene or 40.40000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 37.2 Ma

Collections (256 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Irdinmanhan48.6 - 37.2Kazakhstan Aksyiromys dalos (177047 177048 177049)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2Kazakhstan Aksyiromys dalos (180518)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2China (Henan) Primisminthus yuenus (174738)
Sharamurunian48.6 - 37.2China (Shanxi) Primisminthus jinus (41116)
Duchesnean40.4 - 37.2USA (California) Zapodidae indet. (16813)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9China (Henan) Primisminthus jinus, Primisminthus shanghenus (41120)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4Turkey Shamosminthus sodovis (31604)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4Mongolia Shamosminthus sodovis (75601 175168)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4China (Xinjiang) Plesiosminthus sp. (180951 180952)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4Mongolia (Övörkhangai) Shamosminthus sodovis (75595 135791 135792 135793 135803 135804 175169 180955 180956 180960 180962 180963 180964 187263 187312) Shamosminthus sp. (180961)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4China (Nei Mongol) Gobiosminthus sp., Gobiosminthus qiui, Shamosminthus tongi (175406) Plesiosminthus tangingoli (174759)
Whitneyan33.3 - 30.8USA (South Dakota) Zapodidae indet. (17317)
Geringian30.8 - 26.3USA (Nebraska) Plesiosminthus geringensis (17495)
Arikareean30.8 - 20.43USA (South Dakota) Plesiosminthus grangeri (17731)
Arikareean30.8 - 20.43USA (Montana) Plesiosminthus sp. (17540 17543 17700)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03China (Nei Mongol) Gobiosminthus sp. (175410) Gobiosminthus sp., Gobiosminthus qiui (175411) Gobiosminthus sp., Gobiosminthus qiui, Shamosminthus tongi (175408 175409) Gobiosminthus sp., Shamosminthus tongi (175407) Shamosminthus tongi (175412)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03Mongolia (Övörkhangai) Plesiosminthus sp. A (180983) Shamosminthus tongi (182075)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03China (Xinjiang) Plesiosminthus asiaticus (176390 176391) Plesiosminthus sp. (77943)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03Spain (Teruel) Plesiosminthus margaritae (28402 31019) Plesiosminthus sp., Plesiosminthus conjunctus (31013)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03Kazakhstan Schaubeumys aralensis (74900)