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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 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
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