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Prosciurus dawsonae

Mammalia - Rodentia - Aplodontidae

Taxonomy
Prosciurus dawsonae was named by Macdonald (1963). Its type specimen is SDSM 56112, a mandible (left ramus, with unworn p4-m3.), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Sharps (SDSM V-541), which is in a Geringian terrestrial horizon in the Sharps Formation of South Dakota.

It was recombined as Haplomys dawsonae by Wang (1987); it was recombined as Campestrallomys dawsonae by Korth (1989) and Korth (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1963Prosciurus dawsonae Macdonald p. 175 fig. 9
1987Haplomys dawsonae Wang
1989Campestrallomys dawsonae Korth
2014Campestrallomys dawsonae Korth p. 377

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
superfamilySciuroidea
familyAplodontidaeBrandt 1855
genusProsciurus()
speciesdawsonae

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 1963Hypolophid greatly reduced on al cheek teeth, connected to hypoconulid; posterior arm of protoconid (metalophid II) greatly reduced.