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Douglassciurus jeffersoni

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Taxonomy
Sciurus jeffersoni was named by Douglass (1902) [also said to be 1902]. It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Pipestone Springs, which is in a Chadronian terrestrial claystone in the Renova Formation of Montana.

It was recombined as Prosciurus jeffersoni by Matthew (1909) and Wood (1937); it was recombined as Cedromus jeffersoni by Wood (1962) and Wood (1980); it was recombined as Protosciurus jeffersoni by Black (1965) and Emry and Thorington (1982); it was recombined as Douglassciurus jeffersoni by Emry and Korth (2001); it was recombined as Douglassia jeffersoni by Emry and Korth (1996) and Tabrum and Nichols (2001).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1902Sciurus jeffersoni Douglass p. 252
1909Prosciurus jeffersoni Matthew
1937Prosciurus jeffersoni Wood
1962Cedromus jeffersoni Wood
1965Protosciurus jeffersoni Black
1980Cedromus jeffersoni Wood
1982Protosciurus jeffersoni Emry and Thorington, Jr.
1996Douglassia jeffersoni Emry and Korth
2001Douglassciurus jeffersoni Emry and Korth
2001Douglassia jeffersoni Tabrum and Nichols

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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
superfamilySciuroidea
familySciuridae
subfamilySciurinaeGray 1821
genusDouglassciurus
speciesjeffersoni()

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