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Plecotus alleganiensis

Mammalia - Chiroptera - Vespertilionidae

Taxonomy
Corynorhinus alleganiensis was named by Gidley and Gazin (1933). Its type specimen is USNM 12412, a partial skull (skull with incomplete dentition and lacking bullae and zygomatic arches), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Cumberland Cave, which is in an Irvingtonian cave horizon in Maryland.

It was recombined as Plecotus alleganiensis by Martin (1972) and Kurten and Anderson (1980).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1933Corynorhinus alleganiensis Gidley and Gazin p. 345
1972Plecotus alleganiensis Martin
1980Plecotus alleganiensis Kurten and Anderson p. 124

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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()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
orderChiropteraBlumenbach 1779
suborderMicrochiropteraDobson 1875
superfamilyVespertilionoidea
familyVespertilionidae
subfamilyVespertilionae
genusPlecotusGeoffroy 1818
speciesalleganiensis()

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