Rhynchocyon udzungwensis

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Rhynchocyon udzungwensis

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: Rhynchocyoninae
Genus: Rhynchocyon
Species:Rhynchocyon udzungwensis

Name[edit]

Rhynchocyon udzungwensis Rovero & Rathbun in Rovero et al., 2008

References[edit]

  • Rovero, F. et al. 2008: A new species of giant sengi or elephant-shrew (genus Rhynchocyon) highlights the exceptional biodiversity of the Udzungwa Mountains of Tanzania. Journal of zoology, 274: 126–133. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.2007.00363.x

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Grey-faced Sengi