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Mictomys vetus

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Taxonomy
Synaptomys vetus was named by Wilson (1933) [also but incorrectly said to be 1934]. 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 Mictomys vetus by Martin and Schultz (1985), Repenning (1992), Repenning et al. (1995) and Fejfar and Repenning (1998).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1933Synaptomys vetus Wilson
1954Synaptomys landesi Hibbard
1972Synaptomys anzaensis Zakrzewski
1980Synaptomys anzaensis Kurten and Anderson p. 269
1980Synaptomys landesi Kurten and Anderson p. 269
1980Synaptomys vetus Kurten and Anderson p. 269
1985Mictomys vetus Martin and Schultz
1992Mictomys anzaensis Repenning
1992Mictomys landesi Repenning
1992Mictomys vetus Repenning
1995Mictomys vetus Repenning et al.
1998Mictomys vetus Fejfar and Repenning

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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
infraorderMyodontaSchaub 1958
superfamilyMuroideaIlliger 1811
familyCricetidaeFischer von Waldheim 1817
genusMictomysTrue 1894
speciesvetus()

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