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Blarina brevicauda (northern short-tailed shrew)

Mammalia - Soricidae

Taxonomy
Sorex brevicaudus was named by Say (1823) [made type of subgenus Brachysorex by Duvernoy 1842; not sure if ever raised to genus level]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Blarina brevicauda by Baird (1858), Sherman (1952), Kurten and Anderson (1980), Jones et al. (1984), George (1986) and Hulbert and Pratt (1998).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1823Sorex brevicaudus Say
1830Sorex talpoides Grapper
1838Corsira talpoides Gray
1842Blarina talpoides Lesson
1848Talposorex platyurus Pomel
1858Blarina brevicauda Baird
1899Blarina simplicidens Cope
1908Blarina ozarkensis Brown
1943Blarina fossilis Hibbard
1952Blarina brevicauda Sherman p. 87
1976Blarina kirtlandi Graham and Semken
1976Blarina ozarkensis Graham and Semken
1980Blarina ozarkensis Kurten and Anderson p. 111
1980Blarina brevicauda Kurten and Anderson p. 112
1984Blarina brevicauda Jones et al.
1986Blarina brevicauda George p. 158
1998Blarina brevicauda Hulbert, Jr. and Pratt

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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
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Eulipotyphla
suborderSoricomorphaGregory 1910
familySoricidaeFischer 1814
subfamilySoricinaeFischer von Waldheim 1817
tribeBlarininiKretzoi 1965
genusBlarinaGray 1838
speciesbrevicauda(Say 1823)

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