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Paramys delicatior

Mammalia - Rodentia - Ischyromyidae

Taxonomy
Paramys delicatior was named by Leidy (1871).

It was recombined as Plesiarctomys delicatior by Cope (1877).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Paramys delicatior Leidy
1873Paramys delicatior Cope p. 4
1875Paramys delicatior Cope p. 23
1877Plesiarctomys delicatior Cope
1962Paramys delicatior Wood
1976Paramys delicatior Gazin

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
familyIschyromyidaeAlston 1876
genusParamysLeidy 1871
speciesdelicatiorLeidy 1871

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: base of the Bridgerian to the top of the Uintan or 50.30000 to 40.40000 Ma

Collections (11 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Wyoming) Paramys delicatior (16114 16137 16192 16227 16244 16310 16311 16315 16340 16405)
Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Texas) Paramys delicatior (16614)