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Taxon: Family Rhinolophidae Gray, 1825 - horseshoe bats (mammal)
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Concise hierarchy

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

Current position

Rhinolophoidea (Superfamily) (Gray, 1825) Weber, 1928 Ref: M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997: 305.

Alternative positions

Chiroptera (Order) Blumenbach, 1779 Ref: N.B. Simmons, 2005: 350.
Microchiroptera (Suborder) Dobson, 1875 Ref: G.B. Corbet & J.E. Hill, 1991: 53.

Subsequent positions

Rhinolophoidea (Superfamily) (Gray, 1825) Weber, 1928

Original entries

Hipposiderinae (Subfamily) Lydekker, in Flower & Lydekker, 1891
Rhinonycterinae (Subfamily) (Gray, 1866) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997
Vaylatsia (Genus) Sigé, 1990

Historical positions

Chiroptera (Order) Blumenbach, 1779 Ref: N.B. Simmons, 2005: 350.
Rhinolophoidea (Superfamily) (Gray, 1825) Weber, 1928 Ref: M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997: 305.
Chiroptera (Order) Blumenbach, 1779 Ref: Anonymous, 1995
Chiroptera (Order) Blumenbach, 1779 Ref: K.F. Koopman, 1993: 163; 5.
Microchiroptera (Suborder) Dobson, 1875 Ref: G.B. Corbet & J.E. Hill, 1991: 53.
Rhinolophoidea (Superfamily) (Gray, 1825) Weber, 1928 Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 631.
Rhinolophoidea (Superfamily) (Gray, 1825) Weber, 1928 Ref: A.F. DeBlase, 1982: 1028-1029; 1026.
Rhinolophoidea (Superfamily) (Gray, 1825) Weber, 1928 Ref: I. Eibl-Eibesfeldt et al., 1974: 576.

Number of Subtaxa

2021 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 1g;77s;151ss; †1g;2s
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000: 15 Sep 2014 [1g;77s;151ss; †1g]
2005 N.B. Simmons: 365 [1g;77s;151ss]
1997 M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell [10g; †5g]
1993 K.F. Koopman 10g;130s
1991 G.B. Corbet & J.E. Hill [1g];~64s
1982 A.F. DeBlase 2sf;[9g;125s]
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