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Castillomys crusafonti

Mammalia - Rodentia - Muridae

Taxonomy
Castillomys crusafonti was named by Michaux (1969). It is not extant. Its type specimen is IPS Ly-1311, a maxilla (sin. with M1-M3).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1969Castillomys crusafonti Michaux p. 6
1976Castillomys crusafonti Lopez et al.
1991Castillomys crusafonti Martín Suárez and Mein p. 62

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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()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
infraorderMyodontaSchaub 1958
superfamilyMuroideaIlliger 1811
Eumuroida
familyMuridaeIlliger 1811
genusCastillomysMichaux 1969
speciescrusafontiMichaux 1969

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Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
E. Martín Suárez and P. Mein 1991Castillomys of medium size. m1 and m2 with a longitudinal spur, which froms a crest in 50% to 90% of the specimens. m2 generally without posterior heel or with a reduced one. In the upper molars t1 develops a lingual longitudinal crest in more than half the M1 and in somewhat less than half the M2. The majoritiy of the M1 have a labial longitudinal crest (t3-t5). In M2 the t3 is generally isolated.