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Prosomys mimus

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Taxonomy
Prosomys mimus was named by Shotwell (1956). Its type locality is McKay Reservoir, which is in a Hemphillian pond sandstone in the McKay Formation of Oregon.

It was recombined as Microtodon mimus by Kowalski (1960); it was recombined as Promimomys mimus by Repenning (1968), Hibbard (1970) and Martin (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Prosomys mimus Shotwell
1960Microtodon mimus Kowalski
1968Promimomys mimus Repenning
1970Promimomys mimus Hibbard
1975Promimomys mimus Martin
1990Prosomys mimus Voorhies
1999Prosomys mimus Chaline 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
genusProsomys
speciesmimus

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