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Macrocranion nitens

Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Amphilemuridae

Taxonomy
Entomolestes nitens was named by Matthew (1918) [also, but incorrectly said to be 1909].

It was recombined as Scenopagus nitens by Robinson (1968) and Butler (1972); it was recombined as Macrocranion nitens by Krishtalka (1976), Krishtalka and West (1977) and Smith et al. (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1918Entomolestes nitens Matthew
1968Scenopagus nitens Robinson
1971Entomolestes nitens Guthrie
1972Scenopagus nitens Butler
1976Macrocranion nitens Krishtalka
1977Macrocranion nitens Krishtalka and West
2002Macrocranion nitens Smith et al. p. 378

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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()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Afroinsectivora
orderMacroscelideaButler 1956
familyAmphilemuridaeHill 1953
genusMacrocranionWeitzel 1949
speciesnitens()

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