Lab 4

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Lab 4
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Insectivora, Macroscelida, Scandentia, Dermoptera
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  1. Erinaceomorpha
    • Order of the ex-order Insectivora
    • Consists the Family Erinaceidae
    • hedgehogs
  2. Erinaceidae
    • Family of the Order Erinaceomorpha
    • hedgehogs
    • 1. pelage w/ spines or coarse hair
    • 2. zygomatic arch present, complete
    • 3. 1st upper incisor large
    • 4. quadrituberculate
  3. Soricomorpha
    • Order within the Infraclass Eutheria
    • Consists of the Families Soricidae and Talpidae
  4. Soricidae
    • Family within the Order Soricomorpha
    • Shrews
    • 1. condyloid process of lower jaw w/ 2 condyles
    • 2. No zygomatic arch
    • 3. No ossified auditory bulla
    • 4. 1st upper incision large, hooked, w/ cusp @ proximal base of tooth
    • 5. diastema
    • 6. Red cusps
  5. Talpidae
    • Family within the Order Soricomorpha
    • Moles
    • 1. forefeet broad, paddle-shaped, adapted for digging
    • 2. Complete zygomatic arch
  6. Macroscelidea
    • Order within the Infraclass Eutheria
    • Consists of the Family Macrosceldidae
    • Elephant shrews
  7. Macrosceldidae
    • Family within the Order Macroscelidea
    • Elephant shrews
    • 1. Palate contains a series of large perforations
    • 2. Very small
  8. Scandentia
    • Order within the Infraclass Eutheria
    • Consists of the Family Tupaiidae
  9. Tupaiidae
    • Family of the Order Scandentia
    • Tree shrews
    • 1. No palatial perforations (unlike elephant shrews)
    • 2. Postorbital process large, contacting zygomatic arch to form complete postorbital bar
  10. Dermoptera
    • Order of the Infraclass Eutheria
    • Consists of the Family Cynocephalidae (colugos)
  11. Cynocephalidae
    • Family of the Order Dermoptera
    • Colugos
    • 1. Comb-like incisors

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