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Scalopus  É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1803
Taxonomic Serial No.: 709698

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Scalopus Desmarest, 1804
    Talpasorex Lesson, 1827
    Scalops Desmarest, 1804
  Common Name(s): Eastern Moles [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  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderSoricomorpha Gregory, 1910  
                                  FamilyTalpidae G. Fischer, 1814 – desmans, moles, shrew-moles  
                                     SubfamilyScalopinae Gill, 1875  
                                        TribeScalopini Gill, 1875  
                                           GenusScalopus É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1803 – Eastern Moles  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Scalopus aquaticus (Linnaeus, 1758) – topos, Topo occidental, Eastern Mole 

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Grubb, Peter  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: Case 3022: Catalogue des mammifères du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle by Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (1803): proposed placement on the Official List of Works Approved as Available for Zoological Nomenclature   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 58, part 1   
  Page(s): 41-52   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0007-5167   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Scalopus   
  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   
  Reference for: Scalopus   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Comments: Reviewed by Yates and Schmidly (1978). For authorship of the genus, see Grubb (2001) and Opinion 2005 of the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (2002b)  



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