Classification of mammals : above the species level

  title={Classification of mammals : above the species level},
  author={M. Mckenna and Susan K. Bell and G. Simpson},
  • M. Mckenna, Susan K. Bell, G. Simpson
  • Published 1997
  • Biology
  • Embracing more than 5,000 genera, distributed in 425 families and 46 orders, Malcolm C. McKenna and Susan K. Bell's Classification of Mammals is the most comprehensive work to date on the systematics, relationships, and occurrences of all mammal taxa, living and extinct, down through the rank of genus. Since George Gaylord Simpson's 1945 classification, the paleontological record has been recalibrated, and the intervening years have seen much debate and progress concerning the theoretical… CONTINUE READING
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