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Parapliosaccomys annae

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Discussion

type locality is 18031

Taxonomy
Parapliosaccomys annae was named by Korth (1987). Its type specimen is UNSM 56377, a mandible (left mandible with p4-m3), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Phelosaccomys annae by Korth and Reynolds (1994), Sutton and Korth (1995) and Korth and Chaney (1999).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1987Parapliosaccomys annae Korth p. 1060 fig. 2
1994Phelosaccomys annae Korth and Reynolds
1995Phelosaccomys annae Sutton and Korth
1999Phelosaccomys annae Korth and Chaney

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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
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
superfamilyGeomyoideaBonaparte 1845
familyGeomyidaeBonaparte 1845
subfamilyGeomyinaeBonaparte 1845
genusParapliosaccomys
speciesannae

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
W. W. Korth 1987S maller than Parapliosaccomys oregonensis and P. hibbardi (Korth, 1979, table 5; Table 1, this paper); cheek teeth lower crowned and enamel failure less well developed than in P. oregonensis and P. hibbardi; one or two anterostylids are present on P4; in lateral view, the ascending ramus blocks only M3.