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Stephanomys ramblensis

Mammalia - Rodentia - Muridae

Taxonomy
Stephanomys ramblensis was named by van de Weerd (1976) [Type specimen held in the Instituto Provincial de Paleontologia, Sabadell.]. It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Valdecebro 3, which is in the Turolian of marl the Alfambra Formation Spain.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Stephanomys ramblensis 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
genusStephanomysSchaub 1938
speciesramblensis

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
A. van de Weerd 1976A small and brachydont Stepahonomys species. S. ramblensis has smaller and lower teeth than S. donnezani, S. minor and S. balcellci.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: herbivoref
Diet 2: insectivoref
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-08-26 13:15:11
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the MN 13 to the top of the Turolian or 7.24600 to 5.33300 Ma

Collections (13 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Miocene23.03 - 5.333Spain (Castellon) Stephanomys ramblensis (34928)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Spain (Albacete) Stephanomys ramblensis (41930)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Spain (Granada) Stephanomys ramblensis (26752)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Spain (Andalusia) Stephanomys ramblensis (36108 36109 36111)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Spain Stephanomys ramblensis (40758)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Spain (Aragon) Stephanomys ramblensis (35320 35321 35341 35342 type locality: 35346)
MN 137.246 - 4.9Spain (Aragon) Stephanomys ramblensis (38803)