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Macropodinae  Gray, 1821
Taxonomic Serial No.: 709320

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subfamily  
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2006   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassMetatheria Huxley, 1880  
                               OrderDiprotodontia Owen, 1866  
                                  SuborderMacropodiformes Ameghino, 1889  
                                     FamilyMacropodidae Gray, 1821 – kangaroos, wallabies  
                                        SubfamilyMacropodinae Gray, 1821  
    Direct Children:  
                                           GenusDendrolagus Müller, 1840 – tree kangaroos 
                                           GenusDorcopsis Schlegel and Müller, 1845 – New Guinean forest wallabies 
                                           GenusDorcopsulus Matschie, 1916  
                                           GenusLagorchestes Gould, 1841 – hare wallabies 
                                           GenusMacropus Shaw, 1790  
                                           GenusOnychogalea Gray, 1841 – nail-tailed wallabies 
                                           GenusPetrogale Gray, 1837 – rock wallabies 
                                           GenusSetonix Lesson, 1842 – quokka 
                                           GenusThylogale Gray, 1837 – pademelons 
                                           GenusWallabia Trouessart, 1905 – swamp wallaby 

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.   
  Publication Date: 2005   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Macropodinae   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: The mammalian family group name Macropodinae Gray 1821 had priority over the fish family group name Macropodinae Liem 1963 [TSN 638689; actually attributable to Hoedeman 1948, it seems], so the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (Opinion 2058, September 2003) emended the fish name to Macropodusinae, thus resolving the homonymy  



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