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Crusafontina

Mammalia - Soricidae

Taxonomy
Crusafontina was named by Gibert (1975) [Sometimes 1974 is given as year of publication, refering to the unpublished PhD Thesis of Gibert.]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Amblycoptini by Rzebik-Kowalska (1994); and to Anourosoricini by Van Dam (2004) and Ziegler (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Crusafontina Gibert
1994Crusafontina Rzebik-Kowalska
2004Crusafontina Van Dam p. 743
2005Crusafontina Ziegler

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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
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Eulipotyphla
suborderSoricomorphaGregory 1910
familySoricidaeFischer 1814
subfamilySoricinaeFischer von Waldheim 1817
tribeAnourosoriciniAnderson 1879
genusCrusafontinaGibert 1975

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
J. A. Van Dam 2004Dental formula 1043/1023. A3, M3, and m3 reduced, but always present. Upper condylar facet triangular or oval, lower oblong, interarticular area very narrow. Internal temporal fossa subtriangular to round or oval. I1 with buccal cingulum. A1 without parastyle. P4 is pentagonal because of the projecting parastyle. P4 and M1 with distinct posterior emargination. M1 parastyle projecting less or equally far buccally compared to metastyle. M2 with complete talon. i1 mono-, bi-, or tricuspulate. p4 with posterolingual depression. m1 and m2 with entocristid.