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Rhizomyinae

Mammalia - Rodentia - Spalacidae

Taxonomy
Rhizomyidae was named by Miller and Gidley (1918). It is extant.

It was reranked as the subfamily Rhizomyinae by Steppan et al. (2004).

It was assigned to Spalacoidea by Wood (1958) and Carroll (1988); and to Spalacidae by Steppan et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1918Rhizomyidae Miller and Gidley
1958Rhizomyidae Wood p. 172
1988Rhizomyidae Carroll
2004Rhizomyinae Steppan et al. p. 547

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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
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
infraorderMyodontaSchaub 1958
superfamilyMuroideaIlliger 1811
familySpalacidae
subfamilyRhizomyinae(Miller and Gidley 1918)
subfamilyRhizomyinae(Miller and Gidley 1918)

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