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Amphechinus kreuzae

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae

Taxonomy
Amphechinus kreuzae was named by Munthe and West (1980). Its type specimen is H-GSP 2380, a tooth (M1 sup. sin.), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Daud Khel Local Fauna, which is in a Tortonian fluvial sandstone in the Chinji Formation of Pakistan.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Amphechinus kreuzae Munthe and West p. 8 figs. Fig. 3B

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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
orderLipotyphlaHaeckel 1866
familyErinaceidaeFischer von Waldheim 1817
subfamilyErinaceinaeFischer de Waldheim 1817
tribeAmphechininiGureev 1979
genusAmphechinusAymard 1850
specieskreuzae

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Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
J. Munthe and R. M. West 1980M1 with isolated metaconule and hypocone; i2 curved and morphologically complex; m3 lacking talonid; cingula well-developed on cheek teeth.