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Uintasorex montezumicus

Mammalia - Primates - Microsyopidae

Taxonomy
Uintasorex montezumicus was named by Lillegraven (1976). Its type specimen is UCMP 104179, a tooth (isolated [upper] M2), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Solstice Slope, which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Friars Formation of California.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Uintasorex montezumicus Lillegraven

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
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
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
familyMicrosyopidaeOsborn and Wortman 1892
subfamilyUintasoricinaeSzalay 1969
genusUintasorex
speciesmontezumicusLillegraven 1976

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