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Meniscomys hippodus

Mammalia - Rodentia - Aplodontidae

Taxonomy
Meniscomys hippodus was named by Cope (1878) [genotype; also said to be 1878]. It is the type species of Meniscomys.

It was recombined as Protogaulus hippodus by Riggs (1899); it was recombined as Allomys hippodus by Stock (1935).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Meniscomys hippodus Cope p. 67
1879Meniscomys hippodus Cope
1899Protogaulus hippodus Riggs
1935Allomys hippodus Stock
1941Meniscomys hippodus McGrew
1983Meniscomys hippodus Rensberger

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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
specieshippodus

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