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Chrysochloris (Cape golden mole)

Mammalia - Chrysochloridae

Taxonomy
Chrysochloris was named by Lacépède (1799). It is extant.

It was assigned to Talpina by Gray (1825); and to Chrysochloridae by Van Valen (1967), Carroll (1988) and Gilbert et al. (2006).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1799Chrysochloris Lacépède p. 7
1804Aspalax Desmarest
1815Chrysoris Rafinesque
1825Chrysochloris Gray p. 339
1825Aspalax Gray p. 342
1842Ducantalpa Boitard
1848Engyscopus Gistel
1955Kilimatalpa Lundholm
1967Chrysochloris Van Valen
1988Chrysochloris Carroll
2006Chrysochloris Gilbert et al. p. 794

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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
familyChrysochloridaeGray 1825
genusChrysochlorisLacépède 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