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Lophiomys (crested rat)

Mammalia - Rodentia

Taxonomy
Lophiomys was named by Milne-Edwards (1867). It is extant.

It was assigned to Cricetidae by Geraads (1998); and to Lophiomyinae by Steppan et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1867Lophiomys Milne-Edwards
1998Lophiomys Geraads
2004Lophiomys Steppan et al. p. 535

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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
infraorderMyodontaSchaub 1958
superfamilyMuroideaIlliger 1811
subfamilyLophiomyinae(Gill 1872)
genusLophiomysMilne-Edwards 1867

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