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Plesiosorex greeni

Mammalia - Plesiosoricidae

Taxonomy
Plesiosorex greeni was named by Martin and Lim (2004).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2004Plesiosorex greeni Martin and Lim
2009Plesiosorex greeni Ziegler p. 369
2016Plesiosorex greeni Korth and Evander

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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
familyPlesiosoricidaeWinge 1917
genusPlesiosorexPomel 1848
speciesgreeniMartin and Lim 2004

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
W. W. Korth and R. L. Evander 2016Small species; smaller than all other species except P. soricinoides (Blainville, 1838) and P. martinii Engesser and Storch, 2008; reduced number of premolars (four alveoli between i2 and p4 on the dentary and four alveoli between I1 and P3 in the maxilla); mental foramina on dentary below p3 and low on the dentary be- low anterior root of m1.