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Thomomys potomacensis

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Taxonomy
Plesiothomomys potomacensis was named by Gidley and Gazin (1933). Its type specimen is USNM 8166, a mandible, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Cumberland Cave, which is in an Irvingtonian cave horizon in Maryland.

It was recombined as Thomomys potomacensis by Kurten and Anderson (1980).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1933Plesiothomomys potomacensis Gidley and Gazin p. 354
1980Thomomys potomacensis Kurten and Anderson p. 224

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
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
genusThomomysWied-Neuwied 1839
speciespotomacensis()

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