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Neatocastor hesperus

Mammalia - Rodentia - Castoridae

Taxonomy
Steneofiber hesperus was named by Douglass (1902). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Blacktail Deer Creek, which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial claystone/sandstone in the Blacktail Deer Creek Formation of Montana.

It was recombined as Monosaulax hesperus by Stirton (1935) and Black (1961); it was recombined as Neatocastor hesperus by Korth (1996), Hayes (2000) and Tabrum and Nichols (2001).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1902Steneofiber hesperus Douglass p. 247
1902Steneofiber complexus Douglass p. 249
1905Steneofiber hesperus Peterson p. 176
1905Steneofiber complexus Peterson p. 177
1935Monosaulax complexus Stirton
1935Monosaulax hesperus Stirton
1961Monosaulax hesperus Black
1994Steneofiber hesperus Xu
1996Neatocastor hesperus Korth
2000Neatocastor hesperus Hayes
2001Neatocastor hesperus Tabrum and Nichols

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
superfamilyCastoroideaGray 1821
familyCastoridae
genusNeatocastor
specieshesperus()

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