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Monotypic taxon: Genus Macroscelides A. Smith, 1829 - short-eared elephant shrew (mammal)
Classification by:

Natura - nature
   actualia - actual entities
     Mundus Plinius - physical world
       naturalia - natural bodies
         Biota
           "neomura"
             Domain Eukaryota Chatton, 1925 - eukaryotes
               "neokaryotes" - mitochondrial eukaryotes
                 "neozoa"
                   "scotokaryotes" Cavalier-Smith, 1999
                     "podiates" Cavalier-Smith, 2013
                       Amorphea Adl et al., 2012
                         Opisthokonta Cavalier-Smith, 1987
                           Holozoa Lang, O'Kelly, Nerad, Gray & Burger, 2002
                             filozoa Shalchian-Tabrizi, Minge, Espelund, Orr, Ruden, Jakobsen & Cavalier-Smith, 2008
                               Kingdom Animalia Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
                                 Planulozoa Wallberg, Thollesson, Farris & Jondelius 2004 [nom. cl. nov.]
                                   Subkingdom Bilateria Hatschek, 1888 - bilaterians
                                     Nephrozoa Jondelius, Ruiz-Trillo, Baguñà & Riutort 2002 [nom. cl. nov.]
                                       Infrakingdom Deuterostomia Grobben, 1908
                                         Phylum Chordata Bateson, 1885 - chordates
                                           Subphylum Vertebrata Cuvier, 1812 - vertebrates
                                             [crown] Myopterygii - myopterygians
                                               Superclass Gnathostomata Zittel, 1879 - jawed vertebrates
                                                 Grade Teleostomi Bonaparte, 1836
                                                   Euteleostomi - bony vertebrates
                                                     Sarcopterygii Romer, 1955
                                                       Rhipidistia Cope, 1887
                                                         Tetrapodomorpha Ahlberg, 1991
                                                           Osteolepidimorpha
                                                             Tetrapoda Goodrich, 1930
                                                               Reptiliomorpha Säve-Söderbergh, 1934
                                                                 Batrachosauria
                                                                   Amniota Haeckel, 1866 - amniotes
                                                                     Synapsida Osborn, 1903
                                                                       Therapsida Broom, 1905
                                                                         Theriodontia
                                                                           Eutheriodontia
                                                                             Cynodontia Owen, 1861
                                                                               Eucynodontia Kemp, 1982
                                                                                 Mammaliamorpha Rowe 1988 [Rowe 1988]
                                                                                   Mammaliaformes Rowe 1988 [Rowe 1988]
                                                                                     Holotheria
                                                                                       Class Mammalia Linnaeus, 1758 - mammals
                                                                                         Theriimorpha
                                                                                           Theriiformes Rowe, 1986
                                                                                             Trechnotheria McKenna, 1975
                                                                                               Cladotheria McKenna, 1975
                                                                                                 Zatheria McKenna, 1975
                                                                                                   Subclass Boreosphenida
                                                                                                     Theria
                                                                                                       Infraclass Eutheria Huxley, 1880
                                                                                                         Cohort Placentalia (Owen, 1837) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997 - placentals
                                                                                                           Magnorder Afrotheria
                                                                                                             Grandorder "unnamed"
                                                                                                               Mirorder "unnamed"
                                                                                                                 Order Macroscelidea Butler, 1956 - elephant shrews
                                                                                                                   Family Macroscelididae (Bonaparte, 1838) Mivart, 1868 - elephant-shrews
                                                                                                                     Subfamily Macroscelidinae (Bonaparte, 1838) Mivart, 1868
                                                                                                                       Genus Macroscelides A. Smith, 1829 [monotypic] - short-eared elephant shrew
                                                                                                                         1 Macroscelides proboscideus (Shaw, 1800) - short-eared elephant-shrew

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Last updated: 15 Jul 2019