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Saturninia gracilis

Mammalia - Nyctitheriidae

Taxonomy
Saturninia gracilis was named by Stehlin (1940).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1940Saturninia gracilis Stehlin
1974Saturninia gracilis Crochet p. 123

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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
Laurasiatheria
Eulipotyphla
suborderSoricomorphaGregory 1910
familyNyctitheriidaeSimpson 1928
subfamilyNyctitheriinaeSimpson 1928
genusSaturniniaStehlin 1940
speciesgracilisStehlin 1940

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.-Y. Crochet 1974Nyctitheriinae (au sens de P. Robinson, 1968) dont la p3 est petite par rapport à p4. Cette dernìère n'a pas achevé sa molarisation. Le talonide des molaires est bas et creusé en bassin. L'hypoconulide est faible, l'entoconide en forme de crête. Le talonide de m3 est allongé. Les molaires supérieures sont de tpe tri-tuberculaire avec un hypocône dégagée du reste de la dent. Formule dentaire: I ?/3, C ?/1, P ?/4, M 3/3