• Family: Elephantidae (elephants) Genus: Elephas Asian elephant Elephas maximus EN The order Primates contains humans and their closest relatives: lemurs, lorisoids, monkeys, and apes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Phodopus is sister to all other Cricetinae (meaning that it is the first lineage to diverge in the clade). (wikipedia.org)
  • Hershkovitz, P. "South American swamp and fossorial rats of the scapteromyine group (Cricetinae, Muridae) with comments to the glans penis in murid taxonomy. (wikipedia.org)