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Pitymys aratai

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Taxonomy
Pitymys aratai was named by Martin (1974). Its type locality is Coleman IIA, which is in an Irvingtonian sinkhole claystone/sandstone in Florida.

It was recombined as Microtus aratai by Kurten and Anderson (1980); it was synonymized subjectively with Pitymys mcnowni by Webb and Wilkins (1984).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1974Pitymys aratai Martin
1980Microtus aratai Kurten and Anderson p. 263
1983Pitymys aratai Repenning

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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
genusPitymysSchrank 1798
speciesaratai

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