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Pediomys elegans

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Taxonomy
Pediomys elegans was named by Marsh (1889) [neotype is CM 11658, a right fragmentary maxilla with M2-4]. Its type specimen is YPM 11866, a tooth (LM2), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Hatcher No. 1 (UCMP V-5003), which is in a Lancian terrestrial horizon in the Lance Formation of Wyoming. It is the type species of Pediomys.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Pediomys elegans Marsh
1927Pediomys elegans Simpson p. 122
1929Pediomys elegans Simpson pp. 117-118
1979Pediomys elegans Clemens p. 193
2004Pediomys elegans Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 443, 457
2007Pediomys elegans Davis p. 229

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes(Rowe 1988)
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Boreosphenida()
subclassTheria
subclassMetatheria()
Peradectidae(Crochet 1979)
Pediomyidae()
genusPediomys
specieselegans

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