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Galericinae  Pomel, 1848
Taxonomic Serial No.: 709668

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subfamily  
  Synonym(s): Hylomyinae Anderson, 1879
    Echinosoricinae Cabrera, 1925
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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  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderErinaceomorpha Gregory, 1910  
                                  FamilyErinaceidae G. Fischer, 1814 – gymnures, hedgehogs  
                                     SubfamilyGalericinae Pomel, 1848  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Genus Echinosorex Blainville, 1838  
                                        Genus Hylomys Müller, 1840 – lesser gymnure, lesser moonrat 
                                        Genus Neohylomys Shaw and Wong, 1959  
                                        Genus Neotetracus Trouessart, 1909  
                                        Genus Podogymnura Mearns, 1905  

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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   
  Reference for: Galericinae   

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  Comment: Comments: Also known as Echinosoricinae or Hylomyinae. Frost et al. (1991:23) rejected the use of Galericinae, a view not shared by Corbet and Hill (1992) and McKenna and Bell (1997), among others. Reviewed (in part) by Frost et al. (1991), Ruedi et al. (1994), and Jenkins and Robinson (2002). Their views are not always congruent. Hoek Ostende (2001) reviewed the fossil record of the Galericini which dates back into the Oligocene of France, and Mein and Ginsburg (1997) documented Miocene records from...  



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