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McKenna, M. C.; Bell, S. K. (1997). Classification of Mammals Above the Species Level. Columbia University Press, New York, 631 pp.
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McKenna, M. C.; Bell, S. K.
1997
Classification of Mammals Above the Species Level. Columbia University Press, New York, 631 pp.
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Abderitidae Ameghino, 1889 † (extant flag source)
Abderitidae Ameghino, 1889 † (current name source)
Achlysictis Ameghino, 1891 † accepted as Thylacosmilus Riggs, 1933 † (source of synonymy)
Achlysictis Ameghino, 1891 † accepted as Thylacosmilus Riggs, 1933 † (verified source for family)
Acmeodon Matthew & Granger, 1921 † (verified source for family)
Acrobatidae Aplin, 1987 (name verified source)
Acrohyaenodon Ameghino, 1904 † accepted as Thylacosmilus Riggs, 1933 † (verified source for family)
Acrohyaenodon Ameghino, 1904 † accepted as Thylacosmilus Riggs, 1933 † (source of synonymy)
Acrotherium Ameghino, 1887 † accepted as Nesodon Owen, 1847 † (extant flag source)
Acrotherium Ameghino, 1887 † accepted as Nesodon Owen, 1847 † (source of synonymy)
Acrotherium Ameghino, 1887 † accepted as Nesodon Owen, 1847 † (verified source for family)
Aculeata Geoffroy, 1795 accepted as Tachyglossus Illiger, 1811 (verified source for family)
Aculeata Geoffroy, 1795 accepted as Tachyglossus Illiger, 1811 (extant flag source)
Acyon Ameghino, 1887 † accepted as Cladosictis Ameghino, 1887 † (extant flag source)
Acyon Ameghino, 1887 † accepted as Cladosictis Ameghino, 1887 † (verified source for family)
Acyon Ameghino, 1887 † accepted as Cladosictis Ameghino, 1887 † (source of synonymy)
Adelobasileus Lucas & Hunt, 1990 † (verified source for family)
Adiastemus Ameghino, 1893 † accepted as Pelecyodon Ameghino, 1891 † (source of synonymy)
Adiastemus Ameghino, 1893 † accepted as Pelecyodon Ameghino, 1891 † (verified source for family)
Adiastemus Ameghino, 1893 † accepted as Pelecyodon Ameghino, 1891 † (extant flag source)
Adpithecus Ameghino, 1901 † accepted as Notopithecus Ameghino, 1897 † (extant flag source)
Adpithecus Ameghino, 1901 † accepted as Notopithecus Ameghino, 1897 † (source of synonymy)
Adpithecus Ameghino, 1901 † accepted as Notopithecus Ameghino, 1897 † (verified source for family)
Adunator Russell, 1964 † (verified source for family)
Africanthropus Dreyer, 1935 † accepted as Homo Linnaeus, 1758 (extant flag source)
Africanthropus Dreyer, 1935 † accepted as Homo Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Africanthropus Dreyer, 1935 † accepted as Homo Linnaeus, 1758 (source of synonymy)
Afrikanthropus Weinert, 1938 † accepted as Homo Linnaeus, 1758 (source of synonymy)
Agustylus Ameghino, 1887 † (verified source for family)
Ailuropodidae Grevé, 1894 accepted as Ursidae Gray, 1825 (source of synonymy)
Allodontidae Marsh, 1889 † (current name source)
Allqokirus Marshall & de Muizon, 1988 † (verified source for family)
Ambloctonus Cope, 1875 † (verified source for family)
Amblyctomus Cope, 1882 † accepted as Ambloctonus Cope, 1875 † (name verified source)
Amblyctomus Cope, 1882 † accepted as Ambloctonus Cope, 1875 † (basis of record)
Amblyctomus Cope, 1882 † accepted as Ambloctonus Cope, 1875 † (extant flag source)
Amblyctomus Cope, 1882 † accepted as Ambloctonus Cope, 1875 † (verified source for family)
Amblyctomus Cope, 1882 † accepted as Ambloctonus Cope, 1875 † (source of synonymy)
Ameridelphia incertae sedis † (extant flag source)
Ameridelphia incertae sedis † (habitat flag source)
Ammotherium Ameghino, 1891 † accepted as Nematherium Ameghino, 1887 † (extant flag source)
Ammotherium Ameghino, 1891 † accepted as Nematherium Ameghino, 1887 † (verified source for family)
Ammotherium Ameghino, 1891 † accepted as Nematherium Ameghino, 1887 † (source of synonymy)
Amnotherium Ameghino, 1891 † accepted as Nematherium Ameghino, 1887 † (extant flag source)
Amphidontoidea † accepted as Eutriconodonta † (name verified source)
Amphidontoidea † accepted as Eutriconodonta † (extant flag source)
Amphiocnus Kraglievich, 1923 † (verified source for family)
Amphiproviverra Ameghino, 1891 † accepted as Thylacodictis Mercerat, 1891 † (verified source for family)
Amphiproviverra Ameghino, 1891 † accepted as Thylacodictis Mercerat, 1891 † (extant flag source)
Amphiproviverra Ameghino, 1891 † accepted as Thylacodictis Mercerat, 1891 † (source of synonymy)
Amphitemnus Ameghino, 1904 † accepted as Isotemnus Ameghino, 1897 † (extant flag source)
Amphitemnus Ameghino, 1904 † accepted as Isotemnus Ameghino, 1897 † (source of synonymy)
Amphitemnus Ameghino, 1904 † accepted as Isotemnus Ameghino, 1897 † (verified source for family)
Amphithereutes Ameghino, 1935 † (verified source for family)
Anastylops Ameghino, 1897 † accepted as Notostylops Ameghino, 1897 † (source of synonymy)
Anastylops Ameghino, 1897 † accepted as Notostylops Ameghino, 1897 † (verified source for family)
Anastylops Ameghino, 1897, nom. nud. † accepted as Notostylops Ameghino, 1897 † (verified source for family)
Anastylops Ameghino, 1897, nom. nud. † accepted as Notostylops Ameghino, 1897 † (source of synonymy)
Anatherium Ameghino, 1887 † accepted as Cladosictis Ameghino, 1887 † (source of synonymy)
Anatherium Ameghino, 1887 † accepted as Cladosictis Ameghino, 1887 † (verified source for family)
Andinogale Hoffstetter & Petter, 1983 † accepted as Sallacyon Villarroel & Marshall, 1982 † (verified source for family)
Andinogale Hoffstetter & Petter, 1983 † accepted as Sallacyon Villarroel & Marshall, 1982 † (source of synonymy)
Anthropodus Schlosser, 1901 † accepted as Dryopithecus Lartet, 1857 † (source of synonymy)
Anthropodus Lapouge, 1894 † accepted as Mesopithecus Wagner, 1839 † (source of synonymy)
Anthropodus Lapouge, 1894 † accepted as Mesopithecus Wagner, 1839 † (extant flag source)
Apheliscidae Matthew, 1918  † (current name source)
Archaeolophus Ameghino, 1897, nom. nud. † accepted as Carolozittelia Ameghino, 1901 † (source of synonymy)
Archaeolophus Ameghino, 1897, nom. nud. † accepted as Carolozittelia Ameghino, 1901 † (verified source for family)
Archaeolophus Ameghino, 1897 † accepted as Carolozittelia Ameghino, 1901 † (verified source for family)
Archaeolophus Ameghino, 1897 † accepted as Carolozittelia Ameghino, 1901 † (source of synonymy)
Archaeolophus Ameghino, 1897 † accepted as Carolozittelia Ameghino, 1901 † (status source)
Archaeopithecus Ameghino, 1897 † (current name source)
Arctodictis Mercerat, 1891 † (extant flag source)
Arctodictis Mercerat, 1891 † (additional source)
Arctodictis Mercerat, 1891 † (verified source for family)
Arctodictis Mercerat, 1891 † (habitat flag source)
Argillotherium Davies, 1884 † accepted as Patriofelis Leidy, 1870 † (source of synonymy)
Argillotherium Davies, 1884 † accepted as Patriofelis Leidy, 1870 † (extant flag source)
Argyrohyrax Ameghino, 1897 † accepted as Plagiarthrus Ameghino, 1896 † (source of synonymy)
Argyrohyrax Ameghino, 1897, nom. nud. † accepted as Plagiarthrus Ameghino, 1896 † (verified source for family)
Argyrohyrax Ameghino, 1897, nom. nud. † accepted as Plagiarthrus Ameghino, 1896 † (source of synonymy)
Argyrohyrax Ameghino, 1897 † accepted as Plagiarthrus Ameghino, 1896 † (verified source for family)
Argyrolagidae Amenghino, 1904 † (current name source)
Argyrolagoidea incertae sedis † (extant flag source)
Arminiheringia Ameghino, 1902 † (verified source for family)
Arsinoitheriidae Andrews, 1904 † (name verified source)
Arsinoitheriidae Andrews, 1904 † (current name source)
Arsinoitheriidae Andrews, 1904 † (taxonomy source)
Artiodactyla (name verified source)
Artodictis Mercerat, 1891 † accepted as Arctodictis Mercerat, 1891 † (additional source)
Arvicolidae Gray, 1821 accepted as Cricetidae Fischer von Waldheim, 1817 (source of synonymy)
Babakotia Godfrey, Simons, Chatrath & Rakotosamimanana, 1990 † (current name source)
Barytheriidae Andrews, 1906 † (name verified source)
Barytheriidae Andrews, 1906 † (taxonomy source)
Barytheriidae Andrews, 1906 † (current name source)
Bibymalagasia † accepted as Afrosoricida (name verified source)
Bibymalagasia † accepted as Afrosoricida (extant flag source)
Bibymalagasia † accepted as Afrosoricida (additional source)
Bobbschaefferia de Paula Couto, 1970 † (verified source for family)
Bonapartheriidae Pascual, 1980 † (current name source)
 Descriptive info

Even-toed ungulates [details]

 Descriptive info

Mountain pygmy possum. Originally described as fossil/extinct, however live examples discovered in 1966, refer ... [details]

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 for Carnivora

Carnivores (mammals). [details]

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 for Cetacea

Whales, dolphins and porpoises. [details]

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 for Chiroptera

Bats. [details]

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 for Cingulata

Armodillos and their fossil relatives (pampatheriids, and glyptodonts). [details]

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 for Dermoptera

Lemurs and relatives. [details]

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Hedgehogs, moonrats. [details]

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 for Hyracoidea

Hyraxes and allies. [details]

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 for Lagomorpha

Hares, rabbits and allies. [details]

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Elephant shrews. [details]

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Odd-toed ungulates. [details]

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 for Pholidota

Pangolins and relatives. [details]

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 for Pilosa

Anteaters and sloths. [details]

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 for Primates

Monkeys, apes and relatives (including humans). [details]

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Elephants and their extinct relatives. [details]

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 for Rodentia

Rodents. [details]

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 for Scandentia

Tree shrews. [details]

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 for Sirenia

Dugongs and manatees. [details]

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Shrews. [details]

 Nomenclatural status

Nom. preocc., replaced by Hemanthropus von Königswald, 1957; both are syns. of Homo according to McKenna & Bell [details]

 Nomenclature

As Homo (Africanthropus) [details]

 Nomenclature

Nomen novum for Hemianthropus von Königswald, 1957 [details]

 Nomenclature

Misspelled Pseudohomo in McKenna & Bell, 1997 [details]

 Subfamily

From McKenna & Bell, 1997: Palmer (1904) stated that Pontistes is antedated by Palaeopontoporia, based upon the ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Listen in Erinaceomorpha, as per McKenna & Bell, 1997, although as Macroscelidea in The PaleoBiology Database (2019 ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

From McKenna & Bell, 1997: Synonymy [i.e., with Carolozittelia] questionable. This name appears to be a nomen ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Excludes subfamily Hathliacyninae of McKenna & Bell, treated as family Hathliacynidae by more recent workers e.g. ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Corrected from original incorrrect spelling Branssatoglis by Hugueney, 1969. [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Original incorrrect spelling; the corrected original spelling Bransatoglis was introduced by Hugueney, 1969. [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Listed as an accepted order per McKenna & Bell, 1997, however later workers regard this order as polyphyletic and ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

According to McKenna & Bell, Lesson's name was attributed therein to Gray, 1825, however Gray's name was a nomen ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Gray's original name Cyclothurus, 1825, was a nomen nudum according to both Neave and McKenna & Bell, and the first ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

McKenna & Bell treat as a nomen oblitum, however this name is invalid, being a junior homonym of Decticus ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

McKenna & Bell, 1987 include Paleoparadoxidae in this family, however other sources maintain the two families as ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Proposed as subgenus of Elaphurus. [details]

 Taxonomic remark
 for Eutheria

Placental mammals; as Placentalia (cohort) in McKenna & Bell. According to the latter authors, not Eutheria Gill, ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Treated as a subfamily of Borhyaenidae in McKenna & Bell, 1997, but as a separate family by recent authors, e.g. ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Spelling based on genus name Hathlyacynus Ameghino, 1894, an unaccepted variant spelling and objective synonym of ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

pro -liacynus Ameghino 1887 (Nomen. Zool.). Year given as 1894 in McKenna & Bell. [details]

 Taxonomic remark

New genus, species (Helacyton gartleri) and family (Helacytidae) erected for a human cell line grown in the ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Originally as subgenus of Ischyrictis Helbing, 1930. [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Original (incorrect) spelling: Kühneon. [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Original incorrect spelling, see Kuehneon. [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Corrected original spelling (original spelling McKennatherium) by McKenna & Bell, 1997. [details]

 Taxonomic remark

From McKenna & Bell, 1997: Replacement name for Myoryctes Forsyth Major, 1908, preoccupied. [details]

 Taxonomic remark
 for Metatheria

treated as syn. of Marsupialia (latter ranked as cohort) in McKenna & Bell, 1997. [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Listed as syn. of Rhyncocyon in McKenna & Bell, 1997. [details]

 Taxonomic remark

McKenna & Bell use this name as a subclass (syn. of Prototheria) equivalent to 2 orders, Platypoda Gill and ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

In addition to Nesomyinae Forsyth Major, 1897 (as subfamily of Muridae), McKenna & Bell give "Nesomyidae Weber, ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

McKenna & Bell, 1997 treat this family as a syn. of Desmostylidae, however other authors e.g. Domning, 2018 ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Listed as order Peramelia (with Peramelemorphia as synonym) in McKenna & Bell, 1997. [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Junior homonym of Platyodon Conrad, 1837 (Mollusca). [details]

 Taxonomic remark

From McKenna & Bell, 1997: Pontoporia Gray, 1846, is not a homonym of Pontoporeia Kroyer, 1842, a genus of ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

treated as accepted parent for Potamotelses, but possibly a nomen nudum, refer McKenna & Bell, 1997. [details]

 Taxonomic remark

As subfamily (Proborhyaeninae) of Borhyaenidae in McKenna & Bell, 1997. [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Publication year given in McKenna & Bell, 1997 as 1902. [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Original incorrect spelling (lapsus); McKenna & Bell, 1997 correct to Schizotheroides. [details]

 Taxonomic remark
 for Theria

Used in IRMNG per Ruggiero et al. and McKenna & Bell, 1997, to comprise both marsupial and placental mammals. ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

As subfamily (Thylacosmilinae) of Borhyaenidae in McKenna & Bell, 1997 [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Authority given in McKenna & Bell as Paula Couto. [details]


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