Macroscelides flavicaudatus

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Macroscelides flavicaudatus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Macroscelidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Magnordo: Epitheria
Superordo: Afrotheria
Ordo: Macroscelidea

Familia: Macroscelididae
Subfamilia: Macroscelidinae
Tribus: Macroscelidini
Genus: Macroscelides
Species: Macroscelides flavicaudatus

Name[edit]

Macroscelides flavicaudatus Lundholm, 1955

Holotype: TM 10499, ♂

Type locality: “6 miles (9.6 km) from the mouth of the Omaruru River”, Namibia.

Combinations[edit]

  • Macroscelides proboscideus flavicaudatus Lundholm, 1955: 285 [original combination as subspecies]
  • Macroscelides flavicaudatus Dumbacher, Rathbun, Smit & Eiseb, 2012: 10 [name combination, elevate to species status]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Namib Round-eared Sengi