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Talpa neagui

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Taxonomy
Talpa neagui was named by Radulescu and Samson (1989). Its type specimen is LPUB Br001, a set of postcrania (Humerus dext. broken distally), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Beresti, which is in the Pliocene of horizon Romania.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1989Talpa neagui Radulescu and Samson p. 305 figs. Fig. 1,1

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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
orderLipotyphlaHaeckel 1866
familyTalpidae(Fischer de Waldheim 1817)
genusTalpa
speciesneagui

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Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
C. Radulescu and P.-M. Samson 1989A small-sized species of Talpa, less adapted to fossorial way of life in comparison with the younger species of the genus. Humerus distinguished by the pectoral process moderately depressed; region between greater tuberosity and pectoral tubercle slightly convex, rather flat; shaft relatively robust; pectoral tubercle place approximately on the middle of the shaft.