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Spermophilus mckayensis

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Taxonomy
Citellus mckayensis was named by Shotwell (1956). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is McKay Reservoir, which is in a Hemphillian pond sandstone in the McKay Formation of Oregon.

It was recombined as Spermophilus mckayensis by Hemming (1956), Shotwell (1968) and Kelly (1997).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Spermophilus mckayensis Hemming
1956Citellus mckayensis Shotwell
1963Citellus mckayensis Black
1968Spermophilus mckayensis Shotwell
1997Spermophilus mckayensis Kelly

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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
speciesmckayensis()

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