† Allomys cavatus

Allomys cavatus

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Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Stamm: Chordata  ⇒ Unterstamm: Vertebrata  ⇒ Infrastamm: Gnathostomata  ⇒ Superklasse: Tetrapoda  ⇒ Klasse: Mammalia  ⇒ Unterklasse: Theriiformes  ⇒ Infraklasse: Holotheria  ⇒ Superlegion: Trechnotheria  ⇒ Legion: Cladotheria  ⇒ Sublegion: Zatheria  ⇒ Infralegion: Tribosphenida  ⇒ Superkohorte: Theria  ⇒ Kohorte: Placentalia  ⇒ Superklasse: Euarchontoglires  ⇒ Klasse: Glires  ⇒ Ordnung: Rodentia  ⇒ Familie: Allomyidae  ⇒ Gattung: Allomys

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Cope, 1881

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Allomys cavatus



Meniscomys cavatus

Cope, 1881
Ref.: J. C. Merriam and W. J. Sinclair. 1907. Tertiary Faunas of the John Day region. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geology 5(11):171-205

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Motility: actively mobile
Habit: ground dwelling
Environment: terrestrial


Compositon of the remains:


Reference- and Source indication, Literature

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 7)

Taxonomic assignment (0)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • J. M. Rensberger, 1983 - Successions of meniscomyine and allomyine rodents (Aplodontidae) in the Oligo-Miocene John Day Formation. Oregon - University of California Publications in Geological Sciences (124), 1-157 (journal article, English)
  • J. C. Merriam, 1907 - Tertiary Faunas of the John Day region - University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geology (5), 171-205 (journal article, English)


GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) -350ZApKbkq8SR2ukP3hVg
GUID (Global unique identifier) 64747EFB-4A0A-4A6E-BC49-1DAE90FDE156
Database ID 100208