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Scaptochirus (Short-faced mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Taxonomy
Scaptochirus was named by Milne-Edwards (1867). It is extant.

It was assigned to Talpini by Van Valen (1967); and to Talpidae by Carroll (1988).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1867Scaptochirus Milne-Edwards
1898Chiroscaptor Heude
1967Scaptochirus Van Valen
1988Scaptochirus Carroll

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
orderLipotyphlaHaeckel 1866
familyTalpidae(Fischer de Waldheim 1817)
genusScaptochirusMilne-Edwards 1867

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