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Taxon: Superfamily Octodontoidea (Waterhouse, 1839) Simpson, 1945 (mammal)
Classification by:

Clade Mammaliaformes Rowe 1988 [Rowe 1988]
   [crown] Class Mammalia Linnaeus, 1758 - mammals
     Subclass Theriiformes (Rowe, 1988) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997 see Division Theriiformes
       Infraclass Holotheria (Wible et al., 1995) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997 see [unranked] Holotheria
         Superlegion Trechnotheria McKenna, 1975 see [unranked] Trechnotheria McKenna, 1975
           Legion Cladotheria McKenna, 1975 see [unranked] Cladotheria McKenna, 1975
             Sublegion Zatheria McKenna, 1975 see [unranked] Zatheria McKenna, 1975
               Infralegion Tribosphenida McKenna, 1975 see Sublegion Boreosphenida
                 Supercohort Theria (Parker & Haswell, 1897) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997 - therians see [unranked] Theria
                   Cohort Placentalia (Owen, 1837) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997 - placentals
                     Magnorder Epitheria (McKenna, 1975) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997 see Cohort Placentalia (Owen, 1837) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997
                       Superorder Preptotheria (McKenna, 1975) McKenna, 1993
                         Grandorder Anagalida (Szalay & McKenna, 1971) McKenna, 1975 see Order Anagalida Szalay & McKenna, 1971
                           Mirorder Simplicidentata Weber, 1904
                             Order Rodentia Bowdich, 1821 - rodents
                               Suborder Hystricognatha Woods, 1976
                                 Infraorder Hystricognathi Tullberg, 1899
                                   Parvorder Caviida Bryant & McKenna, 1995
                                     Superfamily Octodontoidea (Waterhouse, 1839) Simpson, 1945
                                       1 ?Genus †Morenella Palmer, 1903
                                       2 ?Genus †Plataeomys Ameghino, 1881
                                       3 ?Genus †Dicolpomys Winge, 1887
                                       4 Genus †Caviocricetus Vucetich & Verzi, 1996
                                       5 Family Octodontidae Waterhouse, 1839 - octodonts
                                       6 Family Echimyidae (Gray, 1825) Miller & Gidley, 1918 - spiny rats
                                       7 Family Capromyidae Smith, 1842 - hutias and nutria
                                       8 Family †Heptaxodontidae (Anthony, 1917) Miller & Gidley, 1918

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