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Clade Afroinsectivora Waddell et al. 2001 (placental)

Mammalia - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 119888

Synonym: Haemochorialia (taxon 192318)

Full reference: P. J. Waddell, H. Kishino, and R. Ota. 2001. A Phylogenetic Foundation for Comparative Mammalian Genomics. Genome Informatics 12:141-154

Parent taxon: Afrotheria according to E. R. Seiffert 2007

Sister taxa: Afroinsectiphilia, Ocepeiidae, Paenungulatomorpha, Pseudoungulata, Tethytheria

Subtaxa: Macroscelidea, Tenrecoidea

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore