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Desmana inflata

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Taxonomy
Desmana inflata was named by Rümke (1985). It is not extant. Its type specimen is FSL V2a-271, a maxilla (Fragment maxillary with P2-P3 (sin)). Its type locality is Valdeganga 2, which is in the Pliocene of horizon the Valdeganga Formation Spain.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1985Desmana inflata Rümke p. 214 fig. 86.2

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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
familyTalpidae(Fischer de Waldheim 1817)
genusDesmanaGuldenstaedt 1777
speciesinflata

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
C. G. Rümke 1985the mean length of the p2 is about 1.97 mm, the mean length of the p3 is about 1.84 mm, the mean length of the p4 is about 2.24 mm; the p2/p3 ratio is about 1.07. The p1 is single-rooted.
the mean length of the C is about 1.55 mm. the mean length of the P2 is about 2.31 mm, the mean length of the P3 is about 1.95 mm; the P2/P3 ratio is about 1.18. The teeth are low and inflated. The P1 has one or two roots.