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Afrosoricida  Stanhope, 1998
Taxonomic Serial No.: 709660

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Order  
  Synonym(s): Insectivora
 
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2006   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderAfrosoricida Stanhope, 1998  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Suborder Chrysochloridea Broom, 1915  
                                  Suborder Tenrecomorpha Butler, 1972  
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
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  Reference for: Afrosoricida   
       

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  Comment: Comments: Traditionally included in the Lipotyphla (= Insectivora sensu stricto). Various molecular studies (Madsen et al., 2001; Murphy et al., 2001a, b; Springer et al., 1999) and syntheses of morphological and molecular data (Asher et al., 2003; Liu et al., 2001) support a clade containing tenrecs and golden moles, which Stanhope et al. (1998) named Afrosoricida. This name is inappropriate since this clade does not include soricids, and could lead to confusion with the soricid subgenus Afrosorex H...  
 

 

   

 
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