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Arikareeomys skinneri

Mammalia - Rodentia - Eomyidae

Taxonomy
Arikareeomys skinneri was named by Korth (1992) [genotype]. Its type locality is McCann Canyon Quarry, which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in the Harrison Formation of Nebraska. It is the type species of Arikareeomys.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1992Arikareeomys skinneri Korth

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
suborderEupelycosauria
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
superfamilyGeomyoideaBonaparte 1845
familyEomyidaeWinge 1887
genusArikareeomys
speciesskinneri

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
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: herbivoreo
Created: 2005-08-26 14:04:46
Modified: 2005-08-26 16:04:46
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1999, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: Harrisonian or 24.80000 to 20.43000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Harrisonian24.8 - 20.43USA (Nebraska) Arikareeomys skinneri (type locality: 17802 17816)