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Cynocephalus volans (Philippine flying lemur)

Mammalia - Dermoptera - Galeopithecidae

Taxonomy
Lemur volans was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant.

It was recombined as Galeopithecus volans by Stone and Rehn (1902); it was recombined as Cynocephalus volans by Thomas (1911), Melville (1977) and Marivaux et al. (2006).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Lemur volans Linnaeus p. 30
1829Galeopithecus rufus Geoffroy p. 37
1829Galeopithecus ternatensis Geoffroy p. 37
1836Galeopithecus marmoratus Temminck
1838Galeopithecus philippinensis Waterhouse
1838Galeopithecus temmincki Waterhouse p. 119
1839Galeopithecus undatus Wagner
1853Galeopithecus philippinensis Owen p. 716
1902Galeopithecus volans Stone and Rehn p. 135
1911Cynocephalus volans Thomas p. 129
1977Cynocephalus volans Melville p. 182
2006Cynocephalus volans Marivaux et al. p. 396

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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
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
Primatomorpha
orderDermopteraIllinger 1811
suborderEudermoptera
infraorderColugodontiformes
familyGaleopithecidae
genusCynocephalusBoddaert 1768
speciesvolans()

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