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Geotrypus copernici

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Taxonomy
Geotrypus copernici was named by Skoczen (1980) [Skoczen included the species into Geotrypus with a question mark. It is indeed not referable to the genus (Storch & Qiu, 1983)]. Its type specimen is ISEZ PAN MF/1008/17, a mandible (dext. with p4-m2), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Kadzielnia, which is in a MN 17 cave horizon in Poland.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Geotrypus copernici Skoczen p. 414

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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
familyTalpidae(Fischer de Waldheim 1817)
subfamilyTalpinaeFisher von Waldheim 1817
tribeScaptonychiniVan Valen 1966
genusGeotrypusPomel 1848
speciescopernici

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