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Sorex subminutus

Mammalia - Soricidae

Taxonomy
Sorex subminutus was named by Sulimski (1962). It is not extant. Its type specimen is MZ VIII/Vm-309/1, a skull. Its type locality is Węże, which is in a MN 15 cave breccia in Poland.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1962Sorex subminutus Sulimski p. 461 figs. Pl. 2, fig. 2

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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
tribeSoriciniFischer von Waldheim 1817
genusSorex
speciessubminutus

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
A. Sulimski 1962The dental formula is 3/2, 1/0, 3/1, 3/3. i1 is short, thick, robust, with the tip strongly hooked. i2 is reduced, rather small. p4 short and high. The molar talonids are broader than the trigonids. The tips of molars hooked backwards. Horizontal ramus slender, lower than the height of the molars. Mental foramen below m1. P4 much molarized, with a strong hypocone. M3 lacking both hypocone and metastyle. Nasal bones narrow and long. Infraorbital foramen broad.