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Spermophilus matthewi

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Taxonomy
Citellus matthewi was named by Black (1963). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Aphelops Draw Quarries, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Snake Creek Formation of Nebraska.

It was recombined as Otospermophilus matthewi by Barnosky (1986); it was recombined as Spermophilus matthewi by Shotwell (1968), Wilson and Reeder (1993) and Korth (1994).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1963Citellus matthewi Black
1968Spermophilus matthewi Shotwell
1986Otospermophilus matthewi Barnosky
1993Spermophilus matthewi Wilson and Reeder
1994Spermophilus matthewi Korth

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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
familySciuridae
tribeMarmotini
genusSpermophilusCuvier 1825
speciesmatthewi()

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