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Taxon: Mirorder Macroscelidea Butler, 1956 - elephant shrews (mammal)
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Authorship

SN2000 author citation (Butler, 1956) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997
Original name Butler, 1956:479.
Subsequent rank (orig. spell.) McKenna, M.C. & Bell, S.K. 1997. Classif. Mamm.: 106 ("Butler, 1956:479, new rank").

Types

Type, by inheritanceMacroscelides (Genus) Smith, 1829 Ref: M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997: 107. [new] [inferred]

Variants

BasionymMacroscelidea (Order) Butler, 1956 Ref: M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997: 106 (note 1). [new]
Earlier rankMacroscelidoidea (Superfamily) Ref: M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997: 106. [inferred]
Current rankMacroscelidea (Order) Butler, 1956 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2015: 443. [inferred]

Synonyms

Synonymous nameMenotyphla (Order) (Haeckel)

Vernacular Names (English)

Full nameelephant shrews
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