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Elephantulus  Thomas and Schwann, 1906
Taxonomic Serial No.: 584900

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Long-eared Elephant Shrews [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  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  
                               OrderMacroscelidea Butler, 1956 – Elephant Shrews  
                                  FamilyMacroscelididae Bonaparte, 1838  
                                     GenusElephantulus Thomas and Schwann, 1906 – Long-eared Elephant Shrews  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Elephantulus brachyrhynchus (A. Smith, 1836) – Short-snouted Elephant Shrew 
                                        Species Elephantulus edwardii (A. Smith, 1839) – Cape Elephant Shrew 
                                        Species Elephantulus fuscipes (Thomas, 1894) – Dusky-footed Elephant Shrew 
                                        Species Elephantulus fuscus (Peters, 1852) – Dusky Elephant Shrew 
                                        Species Elephantulus intufi (A. Smith, 1836) – Bushveld Elephant Shrew 
                                        Species Elephantulus myurus Thomas and Schwann, 1906 – Eastern Rock Elephant Shrew 
                                        Species Elephantulus revoili (Huet, 1881) – Somali Elephant Shrew 
                                        Species Elephantulus rozeti (Duvernoy, 1833) – North African Elephant Shrew 
                                        Species Elephantulus rufescens (Peters, 1878) – Rufous Elephant Shrew 
                                        Species Elephantulus rupestris (A. Smith, 1831) – Western Rock Elephant Shrew 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Duane A. Schlitter  
  Notes: Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Science, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX 77843, dschlitter@wfscgate.tamu.edu   
  Reference for: Elephantulus    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Elephantulus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Elephantulus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Elephantulus, Long-eared Elephant Shrews [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Includes Nasilio; see Corbet and Hanks (1968), and Elephantomys; see Meester et al. (1986). A key to the species was presented in Koontz and Roeper (1983) and another to southern African species in Meester et al. (1986)  
 

 

   

 
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