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Palaeoscaptor

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae

Taxonomy
Palaeoscaptor was named by Matthew and Granger (1924).

It was synonymized subjectively with Amphechinus by Van Valen (1967).

It was assigned to Insectivora by Belyaeva (1948); to Amphechinini by Lopatin (2003); and to Erinaceidae by Wang and Qiu (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1924Palaeoscaptor Matthew and Granger p. 2
1948Palaeoscaptor Belyaeva
2003Palaeoscaptor Lopatin
2004Palaeoscaptor Wang and Qiu p. 131

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
orderLipotyphlaHaeckel 1866
familyErinaceidaeFischer von Waldheim 1817
genusPalaeoscaptor

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