Equivalent teeth shrew mole

The equivalent teeth shrew mole (Uropsilus aequodonenia) is a species of mammal in the family Talpidae. It is endemic to Sichuan, China. It is characterized by having nine teeth in the row above and nine teeth in the lower row. The data indicate that it is the sister taxon of U. andersoni. Its specific name, aequodonenia, means 'equivalent teeth' in Latin.[1]

Equivalent teeth shrew mole
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Talpidae
Genus: Uropsilus
Species:
U. aequodonenia
Binomial name
Uropsilus aequodonenia
Liu et al., 2013

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Liu Yang, Liu Shaoying, Sun Zhiyu, Guo Peng, Fan Zhenxin, Robert W. Murphy. «A new species of Uropsilus (Talpidae: Uropsilinae) from Sichuan, China». Acta Theriologica Sinica, vol. 33, 2, 2013, pàg. 113-122.