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Microeutypomys karenae

Mammalia - Rodentia - Eutypomyidae

Taxonomy
Microeutypomys karenae was named by Walton (1993). Its type locality is Casa Blanca, which is in an Uintan estuary/bay sandstone in the Laredo Formation of Texas.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1993Microeutypomys karenae Walton

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
superfamilyCastoroideaGray 1821
familyEutypomyidaeMiller and Gidley 1918
genusMicroeutypomysWalton 1993
specieskarenaeWalton 1993

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: Late/Upper Uintan or 46.20000 to 40.40000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Texas) Eutypomyidae indet. (type locality: 16542)