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Adapisoricidae

Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Adapisoricidae

Taxonomy
Adapisoricidae was named by Schlosser (1887).

It was considered an invalid subgroup of Erinaceomorpha by Novacek et al. (1985).

It was assigned to Insectivora by Cope (1889); to Erinaceoidea by Van Valen (1967); to Erinaceomorpha by Lopatin (2006); and to Macroscelidea by Hooker and Russell (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Adapisoricidae Schlosser
1889Adapisoricidae Cope p. 876
1967Adapisoricidae Van Valen
2006Adapisoricidae Lopatin
2012Adapisoricidae Hooker and Russell

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Afroinsectivora
orderMacroscelideaButler 1956
familyAdapisoricidaeSchlosser 1887
familyAdapisoricidaeSchlosser 1887

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: insectivoreo
Created: 2005-08-26 14:05:41
Modified: 2005-08-26 16:05:41
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1999, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Selandian to the top of the Bridgerian or 61.60000 to 46.20000 Ma

Collections (12 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (Wyoming) Talpavus sp. (15036)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (Montana) Scenopagus sp. (15048)
Selandian61.6 - 59.2Belgium Adapisorex sp. (68431)
Selandian61.6 - 59.2Germany (Saxony-Anhalt) Adapisorex abundans (74643)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0France (Champagne-Ardenne) Adapisorex gaudryi (137125)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0Spain (Cataluña) Adapisorex sp. (79305)
Lostcabinian55.8 - 50.3USA (Wyoming) Adapisoricidae indet. (15930)
Lysitean55.8 - 50.3USA (Wyoming) Adapisoricidae indet. (15880)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Wyoming) Adapisoricidae indet. (15491 118482)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Wyoming) Adapisoricidae indet. (16254 16499)