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Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae
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.
|M. Freudenthal 1972||galericine of gigantic proportions, with diastems between the premolars. The frontal part of the skull is much elongated, the skull itself very long in comparison to the body.|
|P. M. Butler 1980||Galericinae which differ from Echinosorex as follows: (1) size greater (linear dimensions of adults about 1.5 times to more than twice those of Echinosorex); (2) I1 much larger than I2 and I3, i3 absent; (3) upper canine premolariform, with two roots like P1, P2 and p2; (4) C/c and P3/p3 spaced in the larger species; (5) P3/p3, P4/p4 and the trigonid of m1 enlarged, posterior molars reduced; (6) postglenoid part of skull shorter, face longer (especially in the larger species); (7) mandible with small coronoid process, low condule and a long angular process with a strong medial flange; (8) vertebral centra comparatively short and broad; (9) manus relatively broader, digits less unequal in length.|