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Gripholagomys lavocati

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae

Taxonomy
Gripholagomys lavocati was named by Green (1972). Its type specimen is SDSM No. 62294, a maxilla (fragmentary left maxilla with P3-M1), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Black Bear Quarry II, which is in a Hemingfordian coarse channel fill conglomerate in the Rosebud Formation of South Dakota. It is the type species of Gripholagomys.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1972Gripholagomys lavocati Green p. 378

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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()
Duplicidentata()
orderLagomorphaBrandt 1885
familyOchotonidaeThomas 1897
genusGripholagomys
specieslavocati

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 dwellingf
Diet: herbivoref
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-08-26 13:49:04
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002, Nowak 1991

Age range: base of the Monroecreekian to the top of the Hemingfordian or 26.30000 to 15.97000 Ma

Collections (11 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Monroecreekian26.3 - 24.8Canada (Saskatchewan) Gripholagomys lavocati (17526)
Monroecreekian26.3 - 24.8USA (South Dakota) Gripholagomys lavocati (67636)
Monroecreekian26.3 - 24.8USA (Nebraska) Gripholagomys lavocati (67637)
Harrisonian24.8 - 20.43USA (Nebraska) Gripholagomys lavocati (17802 17816 17843 69806 69807)
Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (Nebraska) Gripholagomys lavocati (17934)
Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (South Dakota) Gripholagomys lavocati (17877 type locality: 17878)