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Sigmodon minor

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Taxonomy
Sigmodon minor was named by Gidley (1922). Its type specimen is USNM 10512, a mandible (Portion of a left lower jaw containing complete dentition ), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was synonymized subjectively with Sigmodon medius by Kurten and Anderson (1980).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1922Sigmodon minor Gidley p. 125 figs. Plate XXXV, figures 4, 5
1922Sigmodon medius Gidley p. 126 figs. Plate XXXV, figures 6, 7
1937Sigmodon intermedius Hibbard
1941Sigmodon hilli Hibbard
1979Sigmodon medius Martin
1980Sigmodon medius Kurten and Anderson p. 250
1984Sigmodon medius Galusha and Et al.
1987Sigmodon medius Czaplewski
1987Sigmodon medius Tomida
1995Sigmodon medius Morgan and White
1997Sigmodon medius Mezzabotta

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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()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
infraorderMyodontaSchaub 1958
superfamilyMuroideaIlliger 1811
familyCricetidaeFischer von Waldheim 1817
subfamilySigmodontinaeWagner 1843
tribeSigmodontiniWagner 1843
genusSigmodonSay and Ord 1825
speciesminor

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