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Ophiomys parvus

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Taxonomy
Mimomys parvus was named by Wilson (1933). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Jackass Butte (UO 2404), which is in a Blancan terrestrial horizon in Idaho.

It was recombined as Pliophenacomys parvus by Hibbard (1950) and Hibbard (1959); it was recombined as Pliomys parvus by Kretzoi (1955); it was recombined as Ophiomys parvus by Hibbard and Zakrzewski (1967), Shotwell (1970), Kurten and Anderson (1980) and Martin et al. (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1933Mimomys parvus Wilson
1950Pliophenacomys parvus Hibbard
1955Pliomys parvus Kretzoi
1959Pliophenacomys parvus Hibbard
1967Ophiomys parvus Hibbard and Zakrzewski
1970Ophiomys parvus Shotwell
1980Ophiomys parvus Kurten and Anderson p. 254
1980Mimomys parvus Repenning
1987Mimomys parvus Repenning
1992Mimomys parvus Repenning
1995Mimomys parvus Repenning et al.
1997Mimomys parvus Mou
2002Ophiomys parvus Martin 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()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
infraorderMyodontaSchaub 1958
superfamilyMuroideaIlliger 1811
familyCricetidaeFischer von Waldheim 1817
familyArvicolinae
genusOphiomysForsyth-Major 1902
speciesparvus()

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