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Proharrymys fedti

Mammalia - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

Taxonomy
Proheteromys fedti was named by Macdonald (1963). Its type specimen is SDSM 56121, a mandible (right ramus with incisor and p4-m3), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Sharps (SDSM V-5354), which is in a Geringian terrestrial horizon in the Sharps Formation of South Dakota.

It was recombined as Proharrymys fedti by Korth and Branciforte (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1963Proheteromys fedti Macdonald p. 184 fig. 14
2007Proharrymys fedti Korth and Branciforte p. 194

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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
superfamilyGeomyoideaBonaparte 1845
familyHeteromyidaeGray 1868
subfamilyHarrymyinaeWahlert 1991
genusProharrymys
speciesfedti()

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
J. R. Macdonald 1963Relatively small p4, with in- cipient anteroconid; triangular hypoconulid · incipient labial cuspule in base of transverse valley; m1i with continuous anterior cingulum; and m1-2 with reduced hypostylid.