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Tenrec (tail-less tenrec)

Mammalia - Tenrecidae

Taxonomy
Tenrec was named by Lacépède (1799). It is extant. It is the type genus of Tenrecina.

It was assigned to Tenrecina by Gray (1825); to Tenrecinae by Van Valen (1967); and to Tenrecidae by Burney et al. (2008).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1799Tenrec Lacépède
1811Centetes Illiger
1825Tenrecus Gray p. 339
1838Tanrecus Blainville
1967Tenrec Van Valen
2008Tenrec Burney et al. p. 18

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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
superfamilyTenrecoideaMcDowell 1958
familyTenrecidae
genusTenrecLacépède 1799

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