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Macroscelididae Bonaparte, 1838

104870  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:104870)

accepted
Family
Genus Brachyrhynchocyon Senut, 2008 †
Genus Chambius Hartenberger, 1986 †
Genus Elephantulus Thomas & Schwann, 1906
Genus Eotmantsoius Tabuce, Jaeger, Marivaux, Salem, Bilal, Benammi, Chaimanee, Coster, Marandat, Valentin & Brunet, 2012 †
Genus Galegeeska Heritage & Rayaleh, 2020
Genus Herodotius Simons, Holroyd & Brown, 1991 †
Genus Hiwegicyon Butler, 1984 †
Genus Hypsorhynchocyon Senut, 2008 †
Genus Macroscelides Smith, 1829
Genus Metoldobotes Schlosser, 1910 †
Genus Miosengi Grossman & Holroyd, 2009 †
Genus Mylomygale Broom & Schepers, 1946 †
Genus Myohyrax Andrews, 1914 †
Genus Palaeothentoides Stromer, 1932 †
Genus Petrodromus Peters, 1846
Genus Pronasilio Butler, 1984 †
Genus Protypotheroides Stromer, 1922 †
Genus Rhynchocyon Peters, 1847

Genus Cercoctenus Hollister, 1916 accepted as Petrodromus Peters, 1846
Genus Elephantomys Broom, 1937 accepted as Elephantulus Thomas & Schwann, 1906
Genus Eumeres Gervais, 1844 accepted as Macroscelides Smith, 1829
Genus Eumerus Geoffroy, 1829 accepted as Macroscelides Smith, 1829
Genus Macroscelis Fischer, 1830 accepted as Macroscelides Smith, 1829
Genus Macroschelides Blyth in Blyth, 1840 accepted as Macroscelides Smith, 1829
Genus Mesoctenus Thomas, 1918 accepted as Petrodromus Peters, 1846
Genus Nasilio Thomas & Schwann, 1906 accepted as Elephantulus Thomas & Schwann, 1906
Genus Rhinomys Lichtenstein, 1831-34 accepted as Macroscelides Smith, 1829
Genus Rhinonax Thomas, 1918 accepted as Rhynchocyon Peters, 1847
Genus Rhyncodon Allen, 1892 accepted as Rhynchocyon Peters, 1847

Genus Miorhynchocyon Butler, 1984 † (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Nementchatherium Tabuce, Coiffait, Coiffait, Mahboubi & Jaeger, 2001 † (uncertain, unassessed)
marine, brackish
recent + fossil
Not documented
IRMNG (2021). Macroscelididae Bonaparte, 1838. Accessed at: https://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=104870 on 2021-10-17
Date
action
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2006-09-19 22:00:00Z
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2011-12-31 23:00:00Z
changed

basis of record Parker, S.P. (ed). (1982). Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms. McGraw-Hill, New York. 2 volumes.  [details]   

extant flag source Benton, M.J. (ed). (1993). The Fossil Record 2. Chapman & Hall, London, 845 pp.  [details]   

habitat flag source Benton, M.J. (ed). (1993). The Fossil Record 2. Chapman & Hall, London, 845 pp.  [details]   
From other sources
Classification Eukaryota (Superkingdom) > Animalia (Kingdom) > Eumetazoa (Subkingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Mammalia (Class) > Theria (Subclass) > Eutheria (Infraclass) > Insectivora (Order) > Menotyphla (Suborder) > Macroscelididae (Family) [details]

Descriptive info Benton, 1993 habitat flag(s): T; stratigraphic range: Eocene (Ypresian)-Holocene (?Recent) [details]

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