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Sperrgale

Mammalia - Tenrecidae

Taxonomy
Sperrgale was named by Pickford (2015). Its type is Sperrgale minutus.

It was assigned to Tenrecidae by Pickford (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2015Sperrgale Pickford

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Afroinsectivora
superfamilyTenrecoideaMcDowell 1958
familyTenrecidae
genusSperrgale

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: insectivoref
Diet 2: carnivoref
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-08-22 18:36:48
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: Bartonian or 41.30000 to 38.00000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Namibia (Sperrgebiet) S. minutus (165176) S. sp. (180197)