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Louisina mirabilis

Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Louisinidae

Taxonomy
Louisina mirabilis was named by Russell (1964). Its type specimen is MNHN.F.BR143, a mandible (Left dentary with crowns of M1–3 and alveoli of P2–4), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Mont Berru, which is in a Thanetian fluvial conglomerate in the Cernay Formation of France. It is the type species of Louisina.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Louisina mirabilis Russell
2012Louisina mirabilis Hooker and Russell

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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
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Afroinsectivora
orderMacroscelideaButler 1956
familyLouisinidae
genusLouisinaRussell 1964
speciesmirabilisRussell 1964

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
No diagnoses are available