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Meniscomys

Mammalia - Rodentia - Aplodontidae

Taxonomy
Meniscomys was named by Cope (1878). Its type is Meniscomys hippodus.

It was synonymized subjectively with Protogaulus by Riggs (1899); it was synonymized subjectively with Allomys by Stock (1935).

It was assigned to Meniscomyinae by Wang (1987); and to Aplodontidae by Cope (1879), McGrew (1941), Rensberger (1983) and McKenna and Bell (1997).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Meniscomys Cope p. 67
1879Meniscomys Cope
1899Protogaulus Riggs
1941Meniscomys McGrew
1983Meniscomys Rensberger
1987Meniscomys Wang
1997Meniscomys McKenna and Bell

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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
subfamilyMeniscomyinaeRensberger 1981
genusMeniscomys

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