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Monshyus praevius

Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Louisinidae

Taxonomy
Monshyus praevius was named by Sudre and Russell (1982). Its type specimen is IRSNB M1970, a tooth (Left M1 or M2), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Hainin well vertebrate fauna, which is in a Danian lacustrine claystone in the Hainin Formation of Belgium. It is the type species of Monshyus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Monshyus praevius Sudre and Russell
2017Monshyus praevius De Bast and Smith

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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
genusMonshyus
speciespraevius

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