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Megacricetodon bavaricus

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Taxonomy
Democricetodon (Megacricetodon) gregarius bavaricus was named by Fahlbusch (1964). Its type specimen is BSP 1951 XXVII 180, a tooth (m1 inf. sin.), and it is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Megacricetodon bavaricus by Mein and Freudenthal (1971) and Lalaï (1986).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Democricetodon (Megacricetodon) gregarius bavaricus Fahlbusch p. 51 figs. Fig. 34e; Pl. 4, fig. 18
1971Megacricetodon bavaricus Mein and Freudenthal p. 7
1986Megacricetodon bavaricus Lalaï

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
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
subfamilyCricetinaeFischer von Waldheim 1817
genusMegacricetodon()
speciesbavaricus()

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
V. Fahlbusch 1964Eine Unterart von Democricetodon (Megacric.) gregarius (Schaub) von geringerer Größe mit folgenden Besonderheiten: Untere Molaren: Vorderknospe des m1 meist breit, nur selten rund oder vorne gefurcht. Außenbucht weniger nach rückwärts gebogen als bei Democricetodon (Megacric.) gregarius gregarius. Obere Molaren: Vorderknospe des M1 weniger tief gefurcht. Innenbucht nur selten leicht nach vorne gebogen. Rückwärtiger Paraconussporn schwächer und kürzer als bei Democricetodon (Megacric.) gregarius gregarius.