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Oreolagus nebrascensis

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae

Taxonomy
Oreolagus nebrascensis was named by McGrew (1941). Its type locality is Oreolagus nebrascensis Type Locality, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial horizon in the Runningwater Formation of Nebraska.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1941Oreolagus nebrascensis McGrew

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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
subfamilySinolagomyinaeGureev 1960
genusOreolagus
speciesnebrascensisMcGrew 1941

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: Nowak 1991, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Hemingfordian to the top of the Early/Lower Barstovian or 20.43000 to 13.60000 Ma

Collections (22 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (Nebraska) Oreolagus nebrascensis (69808 69915 69916)
Early/Lower Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (New Mexico) Oreolagus nebrascensis (19188)
Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97Canada (Saskatchewan) Oreolagus nebrascensis (18003)
Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (Nebraska) Oreolagus nebrascensis (17934 17963 type locality: 17977 26019) Oreolagus sp. (17892)
Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (Wyoming) Oreolagus nebrascensis (18910 19073 19074 19075 19076 19077 19078 19079 19080 19081)
Late/Upper Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (Nebraska) Oreolagus nebrascensis (17889)
Early/Lower Barstovian15.97 - 13.6USA (Nebraska) Oreolagus nebrascensis (17976)