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IRMNG taxon details

Macroscelididae Bonaparte, 1838

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

accepted
Family
marine, brackish
recent + fossil
Not documented
Taxonomic remark Senut & Pickford, 2021 redefined Macroscelididae to exclude Rhynchocyon and related genera, the latter separated off as the...  
Taxonomic remark Senut & Pickford, 2021 redefined Macroscelididae to exclude Rhynchocyon and related genera, the latter separated off as the reinstated family Rhynchocyonidae Gill, 1872 (previously treated as subfam. of Macroscelididae). [details]
IRMNG (2022). Macroscelididae Bonaparte, 1838. Accessed at: https://irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=104870 on 2023-02-07
Date
action
by
2006-09-19 22:00:00Z
created
2011-12-31 23:00:00Z
changed
2022-01-22 15:44:18Z
changed

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

additional source Senut, B. & Pickford, M. (2021). Micro-cursorial mammals from the late Eocene tufas at Eocliff, Namibia. <em>Communications of the Geological Survey of Namibia.</em> 23: 90-160., available online at https://mme.gov.na/files/publications/fda_Senut_Pickford%202021_mammals%20Eocliff.pdf
note: redefined as excluding Rhynchocyonidae Gill, 1872 (subfamily re-raised to family) [details]   

taxonomy source Ruggiero, M. A. (2014). Families of All Living Organisms, Version 2.0.a.15, (4/26/14). Expert Solutions International, LLC, Reston, VA. 420 pp.  [details]   

current name source Ruggiero, M. A. (2014). Families of All Living Organisms, Version 2.0.a.15, (4/26/14). Expert Solutions International, LLC, Reston, VA. 420 pp.  [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
Descriptive info Benton, 1993 habitat flag(s): T; stratigraphic range: Eocene (Ypresian)-Holocene (?Recent) [details]

Taxonomic remark Senut & Pickford, 2021 redefined Macroscelididae to exclude Rhynchocyon and related genera, the latter separated off as the reinstated family Rhynchocyonidae Gill, 1872 (previously treated as subfam. of Macroscelididae). [details]

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