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Micromys bendai

Mammalia - Rodentia - Muridae

Taxonomy
Micromys bendai was named by van de Weerd (1979) [Type locality, Ptolemais 1.]. It is not extant. Its type specimen is IVAU, PT393, an upper M1., a tooth. Its type locality is Ptolemais 1, which is in a Ruscinian mire/swamp lignite in Greece.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1979Micromys bendai van de Weerd

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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
Eumuroida
familyMuridaeIlliger 1811
genusMicromysDehne 1841
speciesbendai

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Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
A. van de Weerd 1979Medium sized Micromys. The t7 is situated more anteriorly than other Micromys species. The t12 is small. The upper molars are broad.