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Hispanomys freudenthali

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Taxonomy
Hispanomys freudenthali was named by van de Weerd (1976) [Type site is Masada del Valle 2 (MDV2) and the holotype is held at the Instituto Provincial de Paleontologia, Sabadell.]. Its type specimen is MDV2 1241, a tooth (a left upper M1), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Masada del Valle 2, which is in the Turolian of horizon the Alfambra Formation Spain.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Hispanomys freudenthali 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
familyCricetidaeFischer von Waldheim 1817
subfamilyCricetodontinaeStehlin and Schaub 1951
genusHispanomys()
speciesfreudenthali

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 large Hispanomys species, with complete ectolophs in upper M1 and upper M2 and with five roots in most upper M1s. The anterolophid is absent in most lower molars. H. freudenthali is larger than H. nombrevillae, H. aragonensis, H. thaleri and H. peralensis, and is smaller than Ruscinomys schaubi.