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Macroscelidea (elephant shrew)

Mammalia - Macroscelidea

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1866Dipogales Murray
1956Macroscelidea Butler
1967Macroscelidea Van Valen
1975Macroscelidea McKenna p. 42
1988Macroscelidea Carroll
1991Macroscelidea Nowak
1999Macroscelidea Waddell et al. p. cover
2001Macroscelidea Madsen et al. p. 610
2001Macroscelidea Waddell et al. p. 148
2005Macroscelidea Zack et al.
2007Macroscelidea Seiffert

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Afroinsectivora
orderMacroscelideaButler 1956
orderMacroscelideaButler 1956

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