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Cokia

Mammalia - Soricidae

Taxonomy
Cokia was named by Storch (1995). Its type is Petenyia robusta.

It was assigned to Soricidae by Storch (1995).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1995Cokia Storch p. 228

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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
Laurasiatheria
Eulipotyphla
suborderSoricomorphaGregory 1910
familySoricidaeFischer 1814
genusCokia

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
G. Storch 1995i inf., horizontal ramus of the mandible, and I sup. extremely massive. Ventral margin of horizontal ramus strongly convex. i inf. with very low and indistinct cuspules on the cutting edge. Parastyle of P4 not particularly protruding anteriorly. P4 small relative to M1. Lower molars small and low-crowned relative to mandibular ramus. m1-2 with distinctly quadrate occlusal outline, very broad and inflated labial cingulid, very prominent entocristid, and widely separated protoconid and metaconidd. m3 rather large, talonid concave but without entoconid. Posterior emargination of P4-M2 very slight. M1-2 with rectangular occlusal outline, strong and voluminous protocone, and metaloph. I sup. with shallow incision between apex and talon in lateral view.