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Paramys leptodus

Mammalia - Rodentia - Ischyromyidae

Taxonomy
Paramys leptodus was named by Cope (1873) [also said to be 1872].

It was recombined as Plesiarctomys leptodus by Cope (1883); it was recombined as Leptotomus leptodus by Matthew (1910), Wilson (1940), Wilson (1949) and Wood (1962).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Paramys leptodus Cope p. 3
1883Plesiarctomys leptodus Cope
1910Leptotomus leptodus Matthew
1910Paramys grangeri Matthew
1934Leptotomus grangeri Burke
1940Leptotomus grangeri Wilson
1940Leptotomus leptodus Wilson
1949Leptotomus leptodus Wilson
1962Leptotomus leptodus Wood

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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
speciesleptodus

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: Uintan or 46.20000 to 40.40000 Ma

Collections (5 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Wyoming) Leptotomus leptodus (16648)
Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (California) Leptotomus leptodus (16786)
Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Utah) Leptotomus leptodus (16589)
Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Texas) Leptotomus leptodus (16537 16546)