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Crusafontina kormosi

Mammalia - Soricidae

Taxonomy
Anourosorex kormosi was named by Bachmayer and Wilson (1970). It is not extant. Its type specimen is NHMW 1970/1389 Mandible dext. with m1-m3, a mandible. Its type locality is Kohfidisch, which is in a MN 11 terrestrial horizon in Austria.

It was recombined as Crusafontina kormosi by Van Dam (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Anourosorex kormosi Bachmayer and Wilson p. 551 figs. Pl. 6, fig. 20
2004Crusafontina kormosi Van Dam p. 750

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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
genusCrusafontinaGibert 1975
specieskormosi()

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
F. Bachmayer and R. W. Wilson 1970Size somewhat smaller than the living Anourosorex squamipes. Theeth faintly pigmented ? Dental formula 1/1, 4/2, 3/3. Posteriror borders of P4-M1 emarginate. P4 with somewhat pointed anterior margin. M1 relatively wide transversely. Upper articular condyle of lower jaw oval rather than triangular. Lower articular condyle slightly visible in external view, anterior edge not extending forward beyond posterior border of superior pterygoid fossa. A relatively obscure pterygoid spicule. m3 reduced, but with small basined heel. Weak labial cingula in molars. Entoconids of molars slightly crested.
J. A. Van Dam 2004Medium-sized Crusafontina species. The I1 apex is long, with L/H smaller than about 1.40. M1 metastyle and parastyle extending buccally about equally far and hypoconal flange not protruding lingually. i1 bicuspulate. m3 talonid either with closed basin, with terminal heel or missing. m3–m1 length ratio smaller than about 0.40.