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Sciuravus nitidus

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuravidae

Taxonomy
Sciuravus nitidus was named by Marsh (1871) [genotype]. It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Grizzly Buttes, which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming. It is the type species of Sciuravus.

It was recombined as Paramys nitidus by Matthew (1899) and Hay (1902).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Sciuravus nitidus Marsh p. 122
1872Colonomys celer Marsh p. 220
1899Paramys nitidus Matthew
1902Paramys nitidus Hay
1910Sciuravus nitidus Matthew
1923Sciuravus nitidus Troxell
1938Sciuravus nitidus Wilson

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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
infraorderProtrogomorphaZittel 1893
familySciuravidaeMiller and Gidley 1918
genusSciuravus
speciesnitidus

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