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Taxon profile

order

insectivores
Insectivora Bowdich, 1821

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals

Scientific synonyms

Eulipotyphla
Lipotyphla

Temporal range:Middle Paleocene - recent

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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 5

family Erinaceidae Fischer, 1814 - hedgehogs and gymnures
family Solenodontidae - solenodons
family Nesophontidae - nesophontids
family Soricidae Fischer, 1814 - shrews
family Talpidae Fischer, 1814 - moles and desmans

Links and literature

CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Insectivora]

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Explanations

extinct taxon