Record Details

Scientific Name:
Nandiniidae

Taxonomy and Nomenclature

Kingdom:
Animalia
Rank:
Suborder
Synonym(s):
Nandiniinae
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Current Standing:
valid

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TWG standards met
Global Species Completeness:
complete
Currency Rating:
2006

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References:
Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. 2005-10-01. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2. Johns Hopkins University Press. Baltimore, Maryland, USA. 2142. 0-8018-8221-4. .

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Comments

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Wilson & Reeder, eds. (2005): Comments: Listed in Nandiniinae by Gregory and Hellman (1939), and Coetzee (1977b). Hunt (1987, 1989, 1998), McKenna and Bell (1997), Hunt and Tedford (1993), Flynn and Nedbal (1998), and Veron and Heard (2000) argued that Nandinia should be placed in a monotypic family based on the plesiomorphic condition of its auditory bullae (Pohle, 1920b). This has been confirmed by molecular data (Flynn and Nedbal, 1998; Veron and Heard, 2000; Yoder et al., 2003). Bininda-Emonds et al. (1999) considered Nandini...

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