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Cuniculidae

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cuniculidae

Taxonomy
Cuniculidae was named by Miller and Gidley (1918). It is extant. Its type is Cuniculus.

It was assigned to Chinchilloidea by Wood (1958); and to Cavioidea by Upham and Patterson (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1918Cuniculidae Miller and Gidley
1958Cuniculidae Wood p. 172
2015Cuniculidae Upham and Patterson

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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
suborderHystricomorpha
infraorderHystricognathi(Tullberg 1899)
Caviomorpha(Wood and Patterson 1955)
superfamilyCavioideaFischer de Waldheim 1817
familyCuniculidaeMiller and Gidley 1918
familyCuniculidaeMiller 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