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Wednesday 28 June 2017

Number of species in Mammals


The number of species, genus and families is approximate. It depends on the classification used and can therefore evolve according to the results of studies, particularly for species whose status is uncertain.
NOTE
- The number of subspecies likely is the number of taxa identified in the different taxonomies, or in different countries
- The number of subspecies described in taxonomy is to that identified in most of the official classification
- The number of subspecies taxonomy confirmed is those whose status is clearly defined to date
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Numeration of Mammals
by Order
FAMILY GENUS SPECIES Subspecies likely Subspecies described in taxonomy Subspecies taxonomy confirmed
TOTAL 145 1278 6270 22025 About 14.000 7.000 to 10.000
Afrosoricidea 2 19 56 95 54? 26 à 34
Artiodactyla 10 88 260 2282 1125? 481 à 901?
Carnivora 12 108 275 2892 1807? 921 à 1530?
Cetacea 11 41 117 448 84? 35 à 64
Chiroptera 18 202 1340 2598 1797? 916 à 1635?
Dermoptera 1 2 2 26 20 4 à 16
Hyracoidea 1 3 5 134 63 37 à 53
Insectivora (Eulipotyphla) 5 55 511 1219 740? 296 à 454?
Lagomorpha 2 13 94 620 468? 257 à 403?
Macroscelidea 1 4 19 101 66? 32?
Marsupiala/Dasyuromorphia 3 19 77 111 91 27 à 50
Marsupiala/Didelphimorphia 1 18 110 284 141? 64 à 102
Marsupiala/Diprotodontia 10 39 157 386 216? 118 à 176
Marsupiala/Microbiotheria 1 1 3 2 2 0 ou 2
Marsupiala/Notoryctemorphia 1 1 2 0 0 0
Marsupiala/Paucituberculata 1 3 8 10 9 5 à 7
Marsupiala/Peramelemorphia 2 8 25 59 43 23 à 30
Monotremata 2 3 5 33 22? 12 à 20?
Perissodactyla 3 6 22 223 68 40 à 59
Pholidota 1 1 8 28 5 0 ou 5
Pinnipedia (Carnivora) 3 21 36 145 43? 20 à 33
Primates 14 81 486 1332 867? 329 à 678?
Proboscidea 1 2 3 38 18 3 à 10
Rodentia 30 511 2590 8822 6728? 3114 à 5079?
Scandentia 1 5 20 117 136? 43 à 136
Sirenia 2 3 6 24 4 2 à 4
Tubulidentata 1 1 1 19 18 2 à 18
Xenarthra 5 20 32 183 93? 34 à 68