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Microchoerinae

Mammalia - Primates - Omomyidae

Taxonomy
Microchoeridae was named by Lydekker (1887). It is not extant. It was considered monophyletic by Hooker (2007).

It was synonymized subjectively with Anaptomorphidae by Simpson (1940); it was reranked as the subfamily Microchoerinae by Cray (1973), Szalay (1976), Hooker (1986), Hooker (2007), Gunnell et al. (2008) and Minwer-Barakat et al. (2015).

It was assigned to Tarsiidae by Cray (1973); to Omomyiformes by Köhler and Moyá-Solá (1999); and to Omomyidae by Szalay (1976), Hooker (1986), Hooker (2007), Gunnell et al. (2008) and Minwer-Barakat et al. (2015).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Microchoeridae Lydekker
1940Necrolemurinae Simpson p. 198
1940Pseudolorisinae Simpson p. 198
1973Microchoerinae Cray p. 73
1976Microchoerinae Szalay p. 172
1986Microchoerinae Hooker p. 213
1999Microchoeridae Köhler and Moyá-Solá p. 14664
2007Microchoerinae Hooker p. 740
2008Microchoerinae Gunnell et al. p. 8
2015Microchoerinae Minwer-Barakat et al.

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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
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
familyOmomyidae
subfamilyMicrochoerinae(Lydekker 1887)
subfamilyMicrochoerinae(Lydekker 1887)

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