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Plioctomys rinkeri

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Taxonomy
Synaptomys rinkeri was named by Hibbard (1956). Its type locality is Dixon, which is in a Blancan terrestrial horizon in Kansas.

It was recombined as Plioctomys rinkeri by Repenning and Grady (1988), Repenning et al. (1995) and Fejfar and Repenning (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Synaptomys rinkeri Hibbard
1980Synaptomys rinkeri Kurten and Anderson p. 268
1988Plioctomys rinkeri Repenning and Grady
1995Plioctomys rinkeri Repenning et al.
1998Plioctomys rinkeri 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
genusPlioctomys
speciesrinkeri(Hibbard 1956)

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