Caenolestes sangay

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Paucituberculata 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Cladus: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohors: Theria
Cohort: Metatheria
Cohors: Marsupialia
Ordo: Paucituberculata

Familia: Caenolestidae
Genus: Caenolestes
Species: Caenolestes sangay

NameEdit

Holotype: MEPN 12137 (field number PS8), adult ♂, skin and skull, collected by R. Ojala-Barbour and J. Brito on 20 October 2010. skull

Type locality: “at 2,795 m on the eastern slopes of the Andes at Tinguichaca (2813048.7200S, 78826042.1400W) in Sangay National Park, Morona Santiago, Ecuador, along the Macas–Riobamba highway”.

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Sangay Shrew-opossum
español: Ratón marsupial de Sangay