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Hylomys

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae

Taxonomy
Hylomys was named by Müller (1840). It is extant. Its type is Hylomys suillus.

It was assigned to Echinosoricini by Van Valen (1967); to Hylomyinae by Gould (1995); and to Galericini by Lopatin (2006).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Hylomys Müller
1909Neotetracus Trouessart p. 785
1959Neohylomys Shaw and Wong
1967Hylomys Van Valen
1995Hylomys Gould p. 7
1997Neotetracus Mein and Ginsburg p. 792
2006Hylomys Lopatin

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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
subfamilyHylomyinaeAnderson 1879
genusHylomysMüller 1840

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
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
partNmean

Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: semifossorialf
Diet: insectivoref
Diet 2: carnivoref
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2012-05-14 22:01:37
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Middle Miocene to the top of the Turolian or 15.97000 to 5.33300 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 11.608 Ma

Collections (5 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Thailand H. engesseri (48126)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333China (Yunnan) Galerix sp. (44219 44220 44221 44222)