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Scalopus

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Taxonomy
Scalopus was named by Geoffroy (1803). It is extant.

It was assigned to Scalopini by Van Valen (1967); and to Talpidae by Geoffroy (1803), Sherman (1952), Yates and Schmidly (1975), Kurten and Anderson (1980) and Carroll (1988).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1803Scalopus Geoffroy
1811Scalops Illinger
1825Scalops Gray p. 339
1952Scalopus Sherman p. 87
1967Scalopus Van Valen
1975Scalopus Yates and Schmidly p. 902
1980Scalopus Kurten and Anderson p. 115
1988Scalopus 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)
genusScalopusGeoffroy 1803

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