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Manis (Smutsia) gigantea (giant pangolin)

Mammalia - Pholidota - Manidae

Taxonomy
Manis gigantea was named by Illiger (1811). It is extant.

It was recombined as Manis (Smutsia) gigantea by Rahm (1956); it was recombined as Smutsia gigantea by Alba et al. (2018).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1811Manis gigantea Illiger
1956Manis (Smutsia) gigantea Rahm p. 531
2007Manis gigantea Botha and Gaudin p. 485
2018Smutsia gigantea Alba et al. p. 2 figs. Figure 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
PholidotamorphaGaudin et al. 2009
orderPholidotaWeber 1904
EupholidotaGaudin et al. 2009
ManoideaGaudin et al.
familyManidae
genusManisGray 1865
subgenusSmutsia
speciesgigantea()

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