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Strathcona minor

Mammalia - Rodentia - Ischyromyidae

Taxonomy
Strathcona minor was named by Dawson (2001). Its type specimen is CMN 32367, a tooth (?m1 sin.), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Ellesmere Island (Lower), which is in a Wasatchian deltaic horizon in the Margaret Formation of Canada. It is the type species of Strathcona.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2001Strathcona minor Dawson p. 1111

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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
familyIschyromyidaeAlston 1876
subfamilyMicroparamyinaeWood 1962
genusStrathcona
speciesminor

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
M. R. Dawson 2001Lower molars have very short posterior arm of protoconid; strong anterior arm of ectolophid; cusps high and discrete. Smaller than other known species of genus.