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Taxon: Order Insectivora Cuvier, 1817 (mammal)
Classification by:

Phylum Chordata Bateson, 1885 - chordates
   Subphylum Vertebrata Cuvier, 1812 - vertebrates
     Class Mammalia Linnaeus, 1758 - mammals
       Order Insectivora Cuvier, 1817 - insectivores see Grandorder Lipotyphla (Haeckel, 1866) McKenna, 1975
         Family †Amphilemuridae Hill, 1953
         Family †Ceutholestidae Rose & Gingerich, 1987 see Family Nyctitheriidae Simpson, 1928
         Family †Changlelestidae
         Family Chrysochloridae (Gray, 1825) Mivart, 1868 - golden moles
         Family †Cymaprimadontidae
         Family †Dimylidae Schlosser, 1887
         Family †Dormaaliidae Quinet, 1964 see Family Amphilemuridae Hill, 1953
         Family Erinaceidae G. Fischer, 1814 - gymnures and hedgehogs
         Family †Geolabididae (McKenna, 1960) Butler, 1972
         Family †Micropternodontidae (Stirton & Rensberger, 1964) Van Valen, 1965
         Family ‡Nesophontidae Anthony, 1916
         Family †Nyctitheriidae Simpson, 1928
         Family †Palaeoryctidae (Winge, 1917) Simpson, 1931
         Family †Plesiosoricidae (Winge, 1917) Romer, 1966
         Family †Proscalopidae (K.M. Reed, 1961) C.A. Reed & Turnbull, 1965
         Family Solenodontidae Gill, 1872 - solenodons
         Family Soricidae G. Fischer, 1814 - shrews
         Family Talpidae Batsch, 1788 - moles, shrew moles and desmans
         Family Tenrecidae Gray, 1821 - tenrecs

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