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Leipsanolestes siegfriedti

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae

Taxonomy
Leipsanolestes siegfriedti was named by Simpson (1928) [genotype]. Its type locality is Bear Creek, which is in a Clarkforkian terrestrial horizon in the Polecat Bench Formation of Montana. It is the type species of Leipsanolestes.

It was recombined as Leptacodon siegfriedti by Simpson (1929), Simpson (1935), Simpson (1945) and Gazin (1949); it was recombined as Entomolestes siegfriedti by McKenna (1960) and Delson (1971); it was recombined as Talpavus siegfriedti by Robinson (1968).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1928Leipsanolestes siegfriedti Simpson
1929Leptacodon siegfriedti Simpson
1935Leptacodon siegfriedti Simpson
1945Leptacodon siegfriedti Simpson
1949Leptacodon siegfriedti Gazin
1960Entomolestes siegfriedti McKenna
1968Talpavus siegfriedti Robinson
1971Entomolestes siegfriedti Delson
1976Leipsanolestes siegfriedti Krishtalka
1979Leipsanolestes siegfriedti Bown
1981Leipsanolestes siegfriedti Rose
1982Leipsanolestes siegfriedti Bown and Schankler
1985Leipsanolestes siegfriedti Novacek et al. p. 11

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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
orderLipotyphlaHaeckel 1866
familyErinaceidaeFischer von Waldheim 1817
genusLeipsanolestes
speciessiegfriedti

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