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Desmana thermalis

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Taxonomy
Desmana thermalis was named by Kormos (1930). It is not extant. Its type locality is Betfia 2, which is in a Pleistocene cave horizon in Romania.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1930Desmana thermalis Kormos
1940Desmana tegelensis Schreuder
1953Desmagale pannonica Kretzoi
1953Desmana crassidens Kretzoi
1968Desmana tegelensis Kurten p. 49
1968Desmana thermalis Kurten p. 49
1985Desmana thermalis Rümke p. 204

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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
speciesthermalis

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 2.32 mm, the mean length of the p3 is about 1.86 mm, the mean length of the p4 is aobut 2.55 mm; the p2/p3 ratio is about 1.25. The p1 is single-rooted.
The mean length of the C is about 2.25 mm, the mean length of the P2 is about 2.32 mm, the mean length of the P3 is about 1.94 mm; the P2/P3 ratio is about 1.36. The P1 is single-rooted.