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Paranourosorex seletiensis

Mammalia - Soricidae

Taxonomy
Paranourosorex seletiensis was named by Storch and Zazhigin (1996). Its type specimen is GIN 951/1000, a mandible (sin. with m1-2), and it is not a trace fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1996Paranourosorex seletiensis Storch and Zazhigin p. 262 figs. Fig. 3a, 4c

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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()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Eulipotyphla
suborderSoricomorphaGregory 1910
familySoricidaeFischer 1814
subfamilySoricinaeFischer von Waldheim 1817
tribeAnourosoriciniAnderson 1879
genusParanourosorexRzebik-Kowalska 1975
speciesseletiensis

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 and V.S. Zazhigin 1996Smallest Paranourosorex species. The hypolophid on m1-2 extends behind the entoconid lingually and is separated from the entoconid by a transverse groove. The ventral articular facet of the condyloid process is separated from the lower sigmoid notch by a vertical groove and it is placed more posteriorly than in in exspectatus and gigas. The internal face of the coronoid process shows a distinct limula and a well-delimited internal temporal fossa above the limula. The apex of the lower incisor is less upterned, the uppr articular facet is shorter transversely, the mandibular foramen is much smaller, and the dentition and lower jaw are more slender than in inexspectatus and gigas.