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Zelceina

Mammalia - Soricidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1962Zelceina Sulimski p. 476
1967Zelceina Van Valen
1988Zelceina Carroll
1990Zelceina Rzebik-Kowalska

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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
Laurasiatheria
Eulipotyphla
suborderSoricomorphaGregory 1910
familySoricidaeFischer 1814
genusZelceina

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
A. Sulimski 1962Dental formula is 3/2, 1/0, 2/1, 3/3, i1 relatively short, with two lobes and a distinct cingulum. m3 lacking the entoconid. The coronoid process low, slender, with a prominent small posterior heel. The upper facet of the condyloid process oblique, narrow, its length slightly exceeding the width of the interarticular list; the lower facet wide, narrower on the buccal side, inflated and lingaully down-curved. The upper line of the lower facet medially notched. The interarticular list lingually notched, bucally straight. Mental foramen below the hypoconid of m1. Horizontal ramus high, shortened. Rostrum of skull slender, constricted and shortened. Infraorbital foramen large, above M1. I1 large, without an accessory lingual cupule (fissident). Four one-cuspids. P4 has a robust, posteriorly directed protocone. M3 small, with two, sometimes with three cusps and a reduced talon.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: omnivoref
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-08-22 18:40:24
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Miocene to the top of the MN 14 or 11.60800 to 4.20000 Ma

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333China (Nei Mongol) Z. kormosi (68591)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6China (Nei Mongol) Z. kormosi (68592)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588China Crocidura kormosi (13485)
MN 144.9 - 4.2Poland Z. podlesicensis (32240)