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Ramys

Mammalia - Rodentia - Gliridae

Taxonomy
Ramys was named by Garcia Moreno and Lopez Martinez (1986). Its type is Ramys multicrestatus.

It was assigned to Myomiminae by Daams (1989) and Daams and de Bruijn (1995).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Ramys Garcia Moreno and Lopez Martinez
1989Ramys Daams
1995Ramys Daams and de Bruijn p. 12

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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
familyGliridaeMuirhead 1819
subfamilyMyomiminaeDaams 1981
genusRamysGarcia Moreno and Lopez Martinez 1986

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
R. Daams and H. de Bruijn 1995Gliridae with brachyodont rectangular molars; somewhat irregular design of the ridges: centrolophs and extra ridges generally narrower than the main ridges; complex dental pattern, with frequcntly 3 or more extra ridges. The endoloph(id) may be present, and the labial ends of the ridges are curved anteriorly in the lower molars.