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Grangerimus dakotensis

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Taxonomy
Grangerimus dakotensis was named by Macdonald (1963). Its type specimen is SDSM 54248, a partial skull (partial cranium, with P4-M3), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Sharps (SDSM V-541), which is in a Geringian terrestrial horizon in the Sharps Formation of South Dakota.

It was recombined as Tenudomys dakotensis by Rensberger (1973), Gawne (1975), Korth (1989) and Korth (1993).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1963Grangerimus dakotensis Macdonald p. 182 fig. 13
1973Tenudomys dakotensis Rensberger
1975Tenudomys dakotensis Gawne
1989Tenudomys dakotensis Korth
1993Tenudomys dakotensis Korth

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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
superfamilyGeomyoideaBonaparte 1845
familyGeomyidaeBonaparte 1845
genusGrangerimus
speciesdakotensis

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
J. R. Macdonald 1963P4 with "entostyle" oriented anteroposteriorly. Molars with anterior cingula.