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Stygimys kuszmauli

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Eucosmodontidae

Taxonomy
Stygimys kuszmauli was named by Sloan and Van Valen (1965). Its type specimen is U.M.V.P. 1478, a mandible (left lower jaw fragment with I and alveoli for P4 and M1), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Bug Creek Anthills, which is in a Puercan terrestrial horizon in the Hell Creek Formation of Montana. It is the type species of Stygimys.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1965Stygimys kuszmauli Sloan and Van Valen p. 223
1979Stygimys kuszmauli Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska p. 102
1989Stygimys cupressus Fox p. 43 figs. Pl. 4:10-13
2004Stygimys cupressus Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 255, 330
2004Stygimys kuszmauli Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 255, 330
2005Stygimys kuszmauli Lofgren et al. p. 79

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Allotheria()
orderMultituberculataCope 1884
suborderCimolodonta()
familyEucosmodontidaeJepsen 1940
subfamilyEucosmodontinaeJepsen 1940
genusStygimys
specieskuszmauli

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
R. C. Fox 1989 (Stygimys cupressus)A species of Stygimys in which the cutting edge of p4 is developed as a relatively symmetrical arc in profile, and having a long low, inclined anterior edge leading to the first serration.