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Mytonomys robustus

Mammalia - Rodentia - Ischyromyidae

Taxonomy
Prosciurus robustus was named by Peterson (1919). Its type specimen is C. M. No. 2925, a mandible (fragment of lower jaw), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Myton Pocket, which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Uinta Formation of Utah. It is the type species of Mytonomys.

It was recombined as Leptotomus robustus by Wilson (1940); it was recombined as Mytonomys robustus by Wood (1956), Wood (1962), Black (1968), Wood (1980) and Korth (1988).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1919Prosciurus robustus Peterson p. 65
1934Leptotomus kayi Burke
1940Leptotomus robustus Wilson
1956Mytonomys robustus Wood p. 753
1962Mytonomys robustus Wood
1968Mytonomys robustus Black
1980Mytonomys robustus Wood
1988Mytonomys robustus Korth

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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
familyIschyromyidaeAlston 1876
subfamilyAiluravinaeMichaux 1968
genusMytonomys
speciesrobustus()

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