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Tenuibrachiatum storchi

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Taxonomy
Tenuibrachiatum storchi was named by Ziegler (2003). It is not extant. Its type specimen is NHMA P31 166 A1, dentary fragm. sin. with p1, p4-m2 (alveoles i1, i2, c, p2-3), a mandible. Its type locality is Petersbuch 31, which is in a MN 7 + 8 fissure fill horizon in Germany. It is the type species of Tenuibrachiatum.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2003Tenuibrachiatum storchi Ziegler p. 637 figs. Fig. 10A

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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
orderLipotyphlaHaeckel 1866
familyTalpidae(Fischer de Waldheim 1817)
subfamilyTalpinaeFisher von Waldheim 1817
tribeUrotrichiniDobson 1883
genusTenuibrachiatum
speciesstorchi

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
R. Ziegler 2003Small urotrichine mole. Tentative mandibular dental formula 2 i, 1 c, 4 p, 3 m. Incisors procumbent, i1>i2. All lower premolars double-rooted. m1m3. Oblique cristid terminates bucally in m1, joins the metacristid in m2 and m3. P4 with a tiny parastyle and marked protocone. M1 and M2 with undivided mesostyle. Para- and metaconule weakly developed in M1, wel differentiated in M2. Humerus typically urotrichine, slender, long teres tubercle, pectoral tubercle situated laterally, large pcketed supratrochlear fossa. In anterior aspect the trochlea is broadening towards the capitulum.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: fossorialf
Diet: insectivoref
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-08-22 18:41:29
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: MN 7 + 8 or 12.75000 to 11.10000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
MN 7 + 812.75 - 11.1Germany (Bavaria) Tenuibrachiatum storchi (type locality: 67164)