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Ondatra meadensis

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Taxonomy
Pliopotamys meadensis was named by Hibbard (1937) [genotype; also, but incorrectly said to be 1938]. Its type locality is Deer Park, which is in a Blancan terrestrial horizon in the Ballard Formation of Kansas.

It was recombined as Ondatra meadensis by Martin (1996).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1937Neondatra kansasensis Hibbard
1937Pliopotamys meadensis Hibbard
1980Pliopotamys meadensis Kurten and Anderson p. 265
1996Ondatra meadensis Martin

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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
tribeOndatrini()
genusOndatraLink 1795
speciesmeadensis(Hibbard 1937)

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