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Taxon: Family Talpidae Batsch, 1788 - moles, shrew moles and desmans (mammal)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Chordata - (Class) Mammalia

Current position

Talpoidea (Superfamily) Batsch, 1788 Ref: A.V. Lopatin, 2006: S384.

Alternative positions

Eulipotyphla (Order) Waddell, Okada & Hasegawa, 1999 Ref: C.J. Burgin et al., 2020: table 2 (p. 27).
Insectivora (Order) Bowdich, 1821 Ref: R. Hutterer, 1993: 124.
Lipotyphla (Suborder) Haeckel, 1866 Ref: A.F. DeBlase, 1982: 1023.
Soricoidea (Superfamily) Fischer, 1814 Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 630.
Soricomorpha (Order) Gregory, 1910 Ref: D.E. Wilson & D.M. Reeder, 2011: 58.

Subsequent positions

Talpoidea (Superfamily) Batsch, 1788

Original entries

Desmaninae (Subfamily) Mivart, 1871
Desmanodon (Genus) Engesser, 1980
Eotalpa (Genus) Sigé, Crochet & Insole, 1977
Gaillardiinae (Subfamily) Hutchison, 1968
Galeospalax (Genus) Pomel, 1848
Hyporyssus (Genus) Pomel, 1848
Nuragha (Genus) de Bruijn & Rümke, 1974
Quadrodens (Genus) Macdonald, 1970
Talpinae (Subfamily) Batsch, 1788
Uropsilinae (Subfamily) Dobson, 1883

Historical positions

Eulipotyphla (Order) Waddell, Okada & Hasegawa, 1999 Ref: C.J. Burgin et al., 2020: table 2 (p. 27).
Soricomorpha (Order) Gregory, 1910 Ref: D.E. Wilson & D.M. Reeder, 2011: 58.
Talpoidea (Superfamily) Batsch, 1788 Ref: A.V. Lopatin, 2006: S384.
Soricomorpha (Order) Gregory, 1910 Ref: R. Hutterer, 2005: 300.
Talpoidea (Superfamily) Batsch, 1788 Ref: M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997: 279.
Insectivora (Order) Bowdich, 1821 Ref: Anonymous, 1995
Insectivora (Order) Bowdich, 1821 Ref: R. Hutterer, 1993: 124; 4.
Insectivora (Order) Bowdich, 1821 Ref: G.B. Corbet & J.E. Hill, 1991: 37.
Soricoidea (Superfamily) Fischer, 1814 Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 630.
Lipotyphla (Suborder) Haeckel, 1866 Ref: A.F. DeBlase, 1982: 1023.
Soricoidea (Superfamily) Fischer, 1814 Ref: W. Fiedler et al., 1973: 617.

Number of Subtaxa

2022 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 17g;39s;75ss; †30g;5s
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000 [17g;39s;75ss; †30g]
2011 D.E. Wilson & D.M. Reeder: 58 17g;39s
2005 R. Hutterer: 311 [17g;39s;75ss]
2005 R. Hutterer: 311 [17g;39s;75ss]
1997 M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell [15g; †30g]
1993 R. Hutterer 17g;42s
1991 G.B. Corbet & J.E. Hill [12g];~31s
1982 A.F. DeBlase 5sf;[12g]
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