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Deinogalerix intermedius

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae

Taxonomy
Deinogalerix intermedius was named by Butler (1980). It is not extant. Its type specimen is RGM 179063, mandible dext. with p3-m1, a mandible. Its type locality is Nazario 4, which is in a Vallesian/Turolian fissure fill limestone in Italy.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Deinogalerix intermedius Butler p. 40 figs. Pl. 2, fig. e
2017Deinogalerix intermedius Savorelli et al. p. 7

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
orderLipotyphlaHaeckel 1866
familyErinaceidaeFischer von Waldheim 1817
subfamilyGalericinaePomel 1848
genusDeinogalerix
speciesintermedius

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
P. M. Butler 1980Intermediate in size between D. brevirostris and D. koenigswaldi; m3-p3 of holotype (measured on alveoli) 46 mm, M1 of paratype 9.0 x 11.7 mm. Spacing of postcanine teeth greater than in D. brevirostris but less than in D. koenigswaldi; angular process less thickened distally and less out-turned than in D. koenigswaldi.