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Spermophilus mcgheei

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Taxonomy
Citellus mcgheei was named by Strain (1966). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Hudspeth (TMM 40240), which is in a Blancan terrestrial horizon in the Fort Hancock Formation of Texas.

It was recombined as Spermophilus mcgheei by Shotwell (1968); it was misspelled as Spermophilus magheei by Kurten and Anderson (1980).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Citellus mcgheei Strain
1968Spermophilus mcgheei Shotwell
1980Spermophilus magheei Kurten and Anderson p. 213

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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
tribeMarmotini
genusSpermophilusCuvier 1825
speciesmcgheei()

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