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Elephantulus rufescens  (Peters, 1878)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 584920

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Rufous Elephant Shrew [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 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  
                                        SpeciesElephantulus rufescens (Peters, 1878) – Rufous Elephant Shrew  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Subspecies Elephantulus rufescens boranus (Thomas, 1901)  
                                           Subspecies Elephantulus rufescens dundasi Dollman, 1910  
                                           Subspecies Elephantulus rufescens peasei (Thomas, 1901)  
                                           Subspecies Elephantulus rufescens pulcher (Thomas, 1894)  
                                           Subspecies Elephantulus rufescens rufescens (Peters, 1878)  
                                           Subspecies Elephantulus rufescens somalicus (Thomas, 1901)  
       

 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 rufescens    
       
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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 rufescens   
       
  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 rufescens, Rufous Elephant Shrew [English]   
       
  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 rufescens, Rufous Elephant Shrew [English]   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Corbet (1974b:5) provisionally recognized six subspecies based on considerable but discontinuous variation. See Koontz and Roeper (1983, Mammalian Species, 204)  
 

 

   

 
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