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Talpavus nitidus

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Taxonomy
Talpavus nitidus was named by Marsh (1872). Its type specimen is YPM 13511, a mandible (fragment of left jaw with M2 and talonid of M1), and it is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Talpavus.

It was recombined as Nyctitherium nitidus by Matthew (1909).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1872Talpavus nitidus Marsh p. 128
1909Nyctitherium nitidus Matthew
1962Talpavus nitidus McKenna et al.
1966Talpavus nitidus Robinson
1968Talpavus nitidus Robinson
1976Talpavus nitidus Krishtalka

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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
Erinaceomorpha()
genusTalpavus
speciesnitidus

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