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Microtus ochrogaster (prairie vole)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Taxonomy
Hypudaeus ochrogaster was named by Wagner (1842). It is extant.

It was recombined as Microtus (Pedomys) ochrogaster by Hibbard (1955); it was recombined as Pitymys ochrogaster by Martin (1974), Repenning (1983) and Repenning and Grady (1988); it was recombined as Pedomys ochrogaster by Pfaff (1990); it was recombined as Microtus ochrogaster by Hall and Kelson (1959), Kurten and Anderson (1980), Bell and Bever (2006) and Galewski et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1842Hypudaeus ochrogaster Wagner
1955Microtus (Pedomys) ochrogaster Hibbard p. 216
1959Microtus ochrogaster Hall and Kelson
1974Pitymys ochrogaster Martin
1980Microtus ochrogaster Kurten and Anderson p. 262
1983Pitymys ochrogaster Repenning
1988Pitymys ochrogaster Repenning and Grady
1990Pedomys ochrogaster Pfaff
2006Microtus ochrogaster Bell and Bever p. 376
2006Microtus ochrogaster Galewski et al.

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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()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
infraorderMyodontaSchaub 1958
superfamilyMuroideaIlliger 1811
familyCricetidaeFischer von Waldheim 1817
familyArvicolinae
tribeArvicoliniGiebel 1855
genusMicrotusSchrank 1798
speciesochrogaster(Wagner 1842)

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