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Taxon profile

family

giraffes and okapis
Giraffidae Gray, 1821

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  superfamily Giraffoidea

Scientific synonyms

Devexa

Temporal range:Tertiary > Neogene > Miocene > Lower Miocene – recent

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Images

Giraffa giraffa angolensis - Angolan Giraffe

Giraffa giraffa angolensis - Angolan Giraffe

Author: Silvie Hojná, Petr Bašus

Functions restricted to taxon Giraffidae

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Included taxa

Number of records: 12

subfamily Giraffinae Gray, 1821
subfamily Okapiinae Bohlin, 1926

Fossil taxa

subfamily Bohlininae Solounias, 2007
Tertiary: Middle Miocene – Upper Miocene
subfamily Canthumerycinae Hamilton, 1978
Tertiary: Lower Miocene – Middle Miocene
subfamily Giraffokerycinae Solounias, 2007
Tertiary: Middle Miocene – Upper Miocene
subfamily Palaeotraginae Pilgrim, 1911
subfamily Sivatheriinae Bonaparte, 1850
genus Csakvarotherium Kretzoi, 1930
Tertiary: Upper Miocene
genus Decennatherium Crusafont Pairó, 1952
genus Palaeogiraffa Bonis & Bouvrain, 2003
genus Umbrotherium Abbazzi, Delfino, Gallai, Trebini & Rook, 2008
species Pseudalces mirandus Flerov, 1962 inc.sed.
Tertiary: Zanclean

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [104891]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Giraffidae Gray, 1821]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Giraffidae]

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Taxa (not confirmed) - 2
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Explanations

extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon