Nesophontes

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Soricomorpha 

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
Cohors: Eutheria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Cladus: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Laurasiatheria
Ordo: Soricomorpha

Familia: †Nesophontidae
Genus: †Nesophontes
Species (6): †N. edithae – †N. hypomicrus – †N. major – †N. micrus – †N. paramicrus – †N. zamicrus

NameEdit

Type species: †Nesophontes edithae Anthony, 1916, by monotypy.

ReferencesEdit

Primary referencesEdit

Additional referencesEdit

  • MacPhee, R.D.E., Flemming, C. & Lunde, D.P. 1999. ‘Last occurrence’ of the Antillean insectivore Nesophontes: new radiometric dates and their interpretation. American Museum Novitates 3261: 1–20. Full article
  • Condis Fernández, M.M., Jiménez Vásquez, O. & Arredondo, C. 2005. Revisión taxonómica del género Nesophontes (Insectivora: Nesophontidae) en Cuba: análisis de los caracteres diagnóstico. In Alcover, J.A. & Bover, P. (eds.). Proceedings of the International Symposium “Insular Vertebrate Evolution: the Palaeontological Approach”. Monografies de la Societat d’Història Natural de les Balears 12: 95–100. Full article (PDF)
  • Brace, S., Thomas, J.A., Dalén, L., Burger, J., MacPhee, R.D.E., Barnes, I. & Turvey, S.T. 2016. Evolutionary history of the Nesophontidae, the last unplaced Recent mammal family. Molecular Biology and Evolution 33(12): 3095–3103. DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msw186

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