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Ulmensia ehrensteinensis

Mammalia - Soricidae

Taxonomy
Ulmensia ehrensteinensis was named by Ziegler (1989). Its type specimen is BSP 1971 XXV 254, a mandible (sin. with p4-m3), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Ehrenstein 4, which is in a MP 30 fissure fill horizon in Germany. It is the type species of Ulmensia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1989Ulmensia ehrensteinensis Ziegler p. 15 figs. Pl. 2, fig. 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
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Eulipotyphla
suborderSoricomorphaGregory 1910
familySoricidaeFischer 1814
subfamilyCrocidosoricinae
genusUlmensia
speciesehrensteinensis

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
R. Ziegler 1989Mittelgroßer Crocidosoricine. For. mentale unter der Hinterwurzel des p4, For. mandibulae unter der Mitte der Fossa pterygoidea. i. inf. mit zwei engständigen Zacken. 4 a inf., die oralen drei einwurzelig, der letzte (p4) zweiwurzelig. m inf. nehmen von oral nach aboral in Größe ab. m1 and m2 mit frei endigendem Hypolophid. Talonid des m3 mit Hypoconid, undeutlichem Entoconid und zwei Graten. Labialcingulum der m inf. kontinuierlich, mäßig stark. Orale Offnung darüber, zwischen M1/M2, For. lacrimale. M sup. mit frei eindigendem Metaloph, Mesostyl konfluent. Kein "Hypoconus".