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Geogale (large-eared tenrec)

Mammalia - Tenrecidae

Taxonomy
Geogale was named by Milne-Edwards and Grandidier (1872). It is extant.

It was assigned to Oryzorictinae by Van Valen (1967); and to Tenrecidae by Burney et al. (2008).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1872Geogale Milne-Edwards and Grandidier
1928Cryptogale Grandidier
1967Geogale Van Valen
2008Geogale 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
genusGeogaleMilne-Edwards and Grandidier 1872

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