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Scalopus aquaticus (eastern mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Taxonomy
Sorex aquaticus was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant.

It was misspelled as Scalops aquaticus by Thomas (1911); it was recombined as Scalopus aquaticus by Geoffroy (1803), Sherman (1952), Yates and Schmidly (1975), Kurten and Anderson (1980) and Hulbert and Pratt (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Sorex aquaticus Linnaeus
1803Scalopus aquaticus Geoffroy
1911Scalops aquaticus Thomas p. 143
1952Scalopus aquaticus Sherman p. 87
1975Scalopus aquaticus Yates and Schmidly p. 902
1980Scalopus aquaticus Kurten and Anderson p. 115
1998Scalopus aquaticus Hulbert, Jr. and Pratt

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
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
speciesaquaticus()

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