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Common Names of Mammals of the World

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ISBN-10: 1560983833

ISBN-13: 9781560983835

Edition: 2000

Authors: Don E. Wilson, F. Russell Cole

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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
Publication date: 7/17/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 204
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682

Introduction
Order Monotremata (Monotremes)
Family Tachyglossidae (Echidnas)
Family Ornithorhynchidae (Platypus)
Order Didelphimorphia (American Opossums)
Family Didelphidae
Subfamily Caluromyinae
Subfamily Didelphinae
Order Paucituberculata (Shrew Opossums)
Family Caenolestidae
Order Microbiotheria (Monito Del Monte)
Family Microbiotheriidae
Order Dasyuromorphia (Carnivorous Marsupials)
Family Thylacinidae (Thylacine)
Family Myrmecobiidae (Numbat)
Family Dasyuridae (Dasyurids)
Order Peramelemorphia (Bandicoots and Bilbies)
Family Peramelidae (Australian Bandicoots and Bilbies)
Family Peroryctidae (Rainforest Bandicoots)
Order Notoryctemorphia (Marsupial Moles)
Family Notoryctidae
Order Diprotodontia (Koalas, Wombats, Possums, Macropods, and relatives)
Family Phascolarctidae (Koala)
Family Vombatidae (Wombats)
Family Phalangeridae (Cuscuses and Brushtail Possums)
Family Potoroidae (Bettongs, Rat Kangaroos, and Potoroos)
Family Macropodidae (Kangaroos and Wallabies)
Family Burramyidae (Pygmy Possums)
Family Pseudocheiridae (Ringtail Possums)
Family Petauridae (Gliding and Striped Possums)
Family Tarsipedidae (Honey Possum)
Family Acrobatidae (Feathertail Gliders and Possums)
Order Xenarthra (Edentates)
Family Bradypodidae (Three-toed Sloths)
Family Megalonychidae (Two-toed Sloths)
Family Dasypodidae (Armadillos)
Subfamily Chlamyphorinae
Subfamily Dasypodinae
Family Myrmecophagidae (American Anteaters)
Order Insectivora (Insectivores)
Family Solenodontidae (Solenodons)
Family Nesophontidae (Nesophontes)
Family Tenrecidae (Tenrecs)
Subfamily Geogalinae
Subfamily Oryzorictinae
Subfamily Potamogalinae
Subfamily Tenrecinae
Family Chrysochloridae (Golden Moles)
Family Erinaceidae (Hedgehogs and Moonrats)
Subfamily Erinaceinae
Subfamily Hylomyinae
Family Soricidae (Shrews)
Subfamily Crocidurinae
Subfamily Soricinae
Family Talpidae (Desmans, Moles, and Shrew Moles)
Subfamily Desmaninae
Subfamily Talpinae
Subfamily Uropsilinae
Order Scandentia (Tree Shrews)
Family Tupaiidae
Subfamily Tupaiinae
Subfamily Ptilocercinae
Order Dermoptera (Flying Lemurs)
Family Cynocephalidae
Order Chiroptera (Bats)
Family Pteropodidae (Old World Fruit Bats)
Subfamily Pteropodinae
Subfamily Macroglossinae
Family Rhinopomatidae (Mouse-tailed Bats)
Family Craseonycteridae (Hog-nosed Bat)
Family Emballonuridae (Sheath-tailed Bats)
Family Nycteridae (Slit-faced Bats)
Family Megadermatidae (False Vampire Bats)
Family Rhinolophidae (Horseshoe Bats)
Subfamily Rhinolophinae
Subfamily Hipposiderinae
Family Noctilionidae (Bulldog Bats)
Family Mormoopidae (Leaf-chinned Bats)
Family Phyllostomidae (American Leaf-nosed Bats)
Subfamily Phyllostominae
Subfamily Lonchophyllinae
Subfamily Brachyphyllinae
Subfamily Phyllonycterinae
Subfamily Glossophaginae
Subfamily Carolliinae
Subfamily Stenodermatinae
Subfamily Desmodontinae
Family Natalidae (Funnel-eared Bats)
Family Furipteridae (Thumbless Bats)
Family Thyropteridae (Disk-winged Bats)
Family Myzopodidae (Sucker-footed Bat)
Family Vespertilionidae (Vesper Bats)
Subfamily Kerivoulinae
Subfamily Vespertilioninae
Subfamily Murininae
Subfamily Miniopterinae
Subfamily Tomopeatinae
Family Mystacinidae (New Zealand Short-tailed Bats)
Family Molossidae (Free-tailed Bats)
Order Primates (Primates)
Family Cheirogaleidae (Dwarf Lemurs and Mouse Lemurs)
Subfamily Cheirogalinae
Subfamily Phanerinae
Family Lemuridae (Large Lemurs)
Family Megaladapidae (Sportive Lemurs)
Family Indridae (Leaping Lemurs)
Family Daubentoniidae (Aye-aye)
Family Loridae (Angwantibos, Lorises, and Pottos)
Family Galagonidae (Galagos)
Family Tarsiidae (Tarsiers)
Family Callitrichidae (Marmosets and Tamarins)
Family Cebidae (New World Monkeys)
Subfamily Alouattinae
Subfamily Aotinae
Subfamily Atelinae
Subfamily Callicebinae
Subfamily Cebinae
Subfamily Pitheciinae
Family Cercopithecidae (Old World Monkeys)
Subfamily Cercopithecinae
Subfamily Colobinae
Family Hylobatidae (Gibbons)
Family Hominidae (Humans and Great Apes)
Order Carnivora (Carnivores)
Family Canidae (Dogs)
Family Felidae (Cats)
Subfamily Acinonychinae
Subfamily Felinae
Subfamily Pantherinae
Family Herpestidae (Mongooses)
Subfamily Galidiinae
Subfamily Herpestinae
Family Hyaenidae (Hyenas)
Subfamily Hyaeninae
Subfamily Protelinae
Family Mustelidae (Weasels, Badgers, Skunks, and Otters)
Subfamily Lutrinae
Subfamily Melinae
Subfamily Mellivorinae
Subfamily Mephitinae
Subfamily Mustelinae
Subfamily Taxidiinae
Family Odobenidae (Walrus)
Family Otariidae (Sea Lions)
Family Phocidae (Earless Seals)
Family Procyonidae (Raccoons and relatives)
Subfamily Potosinae
Subfamily Procyoninae
Family Ursidae (Bears)
Subfamily Ailurinae
Subfamily Ursinae
Family Viverridae (Civets and relatives)
Subfamily Cryptoproctinae
Subfamily Euplerinae
Subfamily Hemigalinae
Subfamily Nandiniinae
Subfamily Paradoxurinae
Subfamily Viverrinae
Order Cetacea (Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises)
Family Balaenidae (Right Whales)
Family Balaenopteridae (Rorquals)
Family Eschrichtiidae (Gray Whale)
Family Neobalaenidae (Pygmy Right Whale)
Family Delphinidae (Marine Dolphins)
Family Monodontidae (White Whales)
Family Phocoenidae (Porpoises)
Family Physeteridae (Sperm Whales)
Family Platanistidae (River Dolphins)
Family Ziphiidae (Beaked Whales)
Order Sirenia (Manatees, Dugongs, and Sea Cows)
Family Dugongidae (Dugongs and Sea Cows)
Family Trichechidae (Manatees)
Order Proboscidea (Elephants)
Family Elephantidae
Order Perissodactyla (Odd-toed Ungulates)
Family Equidae (Horses, Zebras, and Asses)
Family Tapiridae (Tapirs)
Family Rhinocerotidae (Rhinoceroses)
Order Hyracoidea (Hyraxes)
Family Procaviidae
Order Tubulidentata (Aardvark)
Family Orycteropodidae
Order Artiodactyla (Even-toed Ungulates)
Family Suidae (Pigs and Hogs)
Subfamily Babyrousinae
Subfamily Phacochoerinae
Subfamily Suinae
Family Tayassuidae (Peccaries)
Family Hippopotamidae (Hippopotamuses)
Family Camelidae (Camels and relatives)
Family Tragulidae (Chevrotains)
Family Giraffidae (Giraffes and Okapi)
Family Moschidae (Musk Deer)
Family Cervidae (Deer)
Subfamily Cervinae
Subfamily Hydropotinae
Subfamily Muntiacinae
Subfamily Capreolinae
Family Antilocapridae (Pronghorn)
Family Bovidae (Cattle, Antelopes, Sheep, and Goats)
Subfamily Aepycerotinae
Subfamily Alcelaphinae
Subfamily Antilopinae
Subfamily Bovinae
Subfamily Caprinae
Subfamily Cephalophinae
Subfamily Hippotraginae
Subfamily Peleinae
Subfamily Reduncinae
Order Pholidota (Pangolins)
Family Manidae
Order Rodentia (Rodents)
Family Aplodontidae (Mountain Beaver)
Family Sciuridae (Squirrels)
Subfamily Sciurinae
Subfamily Pteromyinae
Family Castoridae (Beavers)
Family Geomyidae (Pocket Gophers)
Family Heteromyidae (Pocket Mice, Kangaroo Rats, and Kangaroo Mice)
Subfamily Dipodomyinae
Subfamily Heteromyinae
Subfamily Perognathinae
Family Dipodidae (Jerboas)
Subfamily Allactaginae
Subfamily Cardiocraniinae
Subfamily Dipodinae
Subfamily Euchoreutinae
Subfamily Paradipodinae
Subfamily Sicistinae
Subfamily Zapodinae
Family Muridae (Rats, Mice, Voles, Gerbils, Hamsters, and Lemmings)
Subfamily Arvicolinae
Subfamily Calomyscinae
Subfamily Cricetinae
Subfamily Cricetomyinae
Subfamily Dendromurinae
Subfamily Gerbillinae
Subfamily Lophiomyinae
Subfamily Murinae
Subfamily Myospalacinae
Subfamily Mystromyinae
Subfamily Nesomyinae
Subfamily Otomyinae
Subfamily Petromyscinae
Subfamily Platacanthomyinae
Subfamily Rhizomyinae
Subfamily Sigmodontinae
Subfamily Spalacinae
Family Anomaluridae (Scaly-tailed Squirrels)
Subfamily Anomalurinae
Subfamily Zenkerellinae
Family Pedetidae (Spring Hare)
Family Ctenodactylidae (Gundis)
Family Myoxidae (Dormice)
Subfamily Graphiurinae
Subfamily Leithiinae
Subfamily Myoxinae
Family Bathyergidae (Blesmols)
Family Hystricidae (Old World Porcupines)
Family Petromuridae (Dassie Rat)
Family Thryonomyidae (Cane Rats)
Family Erethizontidae (New World Porcupines)
Family Chinchillidae (Viscachas and Chinchillas)
Family Dinomyidae (Pacarana)
Family Caviidae (Guinea Pigs)
Subfamily Caviinae
Subfamily Dolichotinae
Family Hydrochaeridae (Capybara)
Family Dasyproctidae (Agoutis)
Family Agoutidae (Pacas)
Family Ctenomyidae (Tuco-tucos)
Family Octodontidae (Octodonts)
Family Abrocomidae (Chinchilla Rats)
Family Echimyidae (American Spiny Rats)
Subfamily Chaetomyinae
Subfamily Dactylomyinae
Subfamily Echimyinae
Subfamily Eumysopinae
Subfamily Heteropsomyinae
Family Capromyidae (Hutias)
Subfamily Capromyinae
Subfamily Hexolobodontinae
Subfamily Isolobodontinae
Subfamily Plagiodontinae
Family Heptaxodontidae (Key Mice)
Subfamily Clidomyinae
Subfamily Heptaxodontinae
Family Myocastoridae (Nutria)
Order Lagomorpha (Rabbits, Hares, and Pikas)
Family Ochotonidae (Pikas)
Family Leporidae (Hares and Rabbits)
Order Macroscelidea (Elephant Shrews)
Family Macroscelididae
Literature Cited
Index to Scientific Names
Index to Common Names