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Macroscelididae (elephant shrew)

Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Macroscelididae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1838Macroscelididae Bonaparte p. 113
1877Macroscelididae Schlosser p. 89
1883Macroscelididae Flower p. 186
1889Macroscelididae Cope p. 876
1891Macroscelididae Flower and Lydekker p. 92
1910Macroscelididae Gregory p. 465
1956Macroscelididae Butler p. 479
1988Macroscelididae Carroll
1991Macroscelididae Nowak
2009Macroscelididae Grossman and Holroyd
2010Macroscelididae Asher and Helgen p. 3 figs. Figure 1

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Afroinsectivora
orderMacroscelideaButler 1956
familyMacroscelididaeBonaparte 1838
familyMacroscelididaeBonaparte 1838

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