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Fossorcastor brachyceps

Mammalia - Rodentia - Castoridae

Taxonomy
Steneofiber brachyceps was named by Matthew (1907). Its type locality is Monroe Creek (AMNH Rosebud 12), which is in a Monroecreekian terrestrial horizon in the Monroe Creek Formation of South Dakota.

It was synonymized subjectively with Palaeocastor simplicidens by Stirton (1935); it was recombined as Capatanka brachyceps by Macdonald (1970); it was recombined as Fossorcastor brachyceps by Martin (1987).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1907Euhapsis gaulodon Matthew
1907Steneofiber brachyceps Matthew
1970Capatanka brachyceps Macdonald
1987Fossorcastor brachyceps Martin

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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
superfamilyCastoroideaGray 1821
familyCastoridae
subfamilyPalaeocastorinae
genusFossorcastorMartin 1987
speciesbrachyceps()

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