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Chambius kasserinensis

Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Macroscelididae

Taxonomy
Chambius kasserinensis was named by Hartenberger (1986). Its type specimen is CBI-1-6, a maxilla, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Jebel Chambi, which is in a Ypresian/Lutetian lacustrine limestone in the Chambi Formation of Tunisia. It is the type species of Chambius.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Chambius kasserinensis Hartenberger
1996Chambius kasserinensis Hartenberger
2001Chambius kasserinensis Hartenberger et al. p. 247
2017Chambius kasserinensis Tabuce

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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
familyMacroscelididaeBonaparte 1838
subfamilyHerodotiinae
genusChambiusHartenberger 1986
specieskasserinensisHartenberger 1986

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