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Oryzorictes

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Ordo: Afrosoricida
Familia: Tenrecidae
Subfamilia: Oryzorictinae
Genus: Oryzorictes
Species: O. hova - O. tetradactylus

Name

Oryzorictes Grandidier, 1870

Synonyms

* Oryzorictes Grandidier, 1870
o Oryzoryctes Trouessart, 1879
* Nesoryctes Thomas, 1918


Type species

* Nesoryctes Thomas: Oryzoryctes tetradactylus Milne-Edwards & Grandidier, 1882, by original designation


References

cited sources

* Thomas, O. 1918: On the arrangement of the small Tenrecidae hitherto referred to as Oryzorictes and Microgale. Annals and magazine of natural history (9), 1: 302-307. Internet Archive BHL BioStor


links

* Oryzorictes on Mammal Species of the World.
Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2 Volume Set edited by Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder


Vernacular names
English: rice tenrecs

Rice tenrecs are the two species in the genus Oryzorictes. They are mammals in the Tenrecidae family. It contains the following species:

* Mole-like Rice Tenrec (Oryzorictes hova)
* Four-toed Rice Tenrec (Oryzorictes tetradactylus)


References

1. ^ Bronner, Gary N.; Jenkins, Paulina D. (16 November 2005). "Order Afrosoricida (pp. 71-81)". In Wilson, Don E., and Reeder, DeeAnn M., eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2 vols. (2142 pp.). pp. 75. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3.

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