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Taxon profile

family

shrew opossums
Caenolestidae

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Paucituberculata - caenolestids

Included taxa

Number of records: 5

genus Caenolestes Thomas, 1895
genus Lestoros Oehser, 1934
genus Rhyncholestes Osgood, 1924

Fossil taxa

genus Abderites Ameghino, 1887

Links and literature

CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Caenolestidae]
CZ Anděra M. (2011): České názvy živočichů. Savci (Mammalia). Dodatek 1 – Vačnatí (Metatheria), Lynx, n. s. Praha [as Caenolestidae]
Data retrieved on: 8 March 2011

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Explanations

extinct taxon