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Ondatra idahoensis

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Taxonomy
Ondatra idahoensis was named by Wilson (1933). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Jackass Butte (USGS 20764), which is in a Blancan terrestrial horizon in Idaho.

It was recombined as Pliopotamys idahoensis by Hibbard (1941) and Shotwell (1970); it was synonymized subjectively with Ondatra zibethicus by Martin (1993).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Arvicola hiatidens Cope
1896Anaptogonia cloacina Cope p. 380
1896Microtus hiatidens Miller
1899Anaptogonia cloacina Cope
1899Anaptogonia hiatidens Cope
1899Sycium cloacinum Cope
1933Ondatra idahoensis Wilson
1941Pliopotamys idahoensis Hibbard
1947Ondatra hiatidens Hibbard
1955Ondatra hiatidens Hibbard
1970Pliopotamys idahoensis Shotwell
1976Ondatra hiatidens Miller
1980Ondatra idahoensis Kurten and Anderson p. 265
1980Ondatra hiatidens Kurten and Anderson p. 266
1993Ondatra idahoensis Martin
1995Ondatra idahoensis Repenning et al.
1996Ondatra idahoensis 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()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
infraorderMyodontaSchaub 1958
superfamilyMuroideaIlliger 1811
familyCricetidaeFischer von Waldheim 1817
familyArvicolinae
tribeOndatrini()
genusOndatraLink 1795
speciesidahoensis

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