Haplomylus zalmouti Gingerich and Smith 2006 (elephant shrew)

Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich and T. Smith. 2006. Paleocene-Eocene land mammals from three new latest Clarkforkian and earliest Wasatchian wash sites at Polecat Bench in the northern Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 31(11):245-303

Belongs to Haplomylus according to P. D. Gingerich and T. Smith 2006

See also Rose et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Haplomylus bozemanensis, Haplomylus meridionalis, Haplomylus palustris, Haplomylus scottianus, Haplomylus simpsoni, Haplomylus speirianus

Type specimen: UM 113416, a mandible (left dentary with p4-m1)

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore


• Eocene of United States (3: Wyoming collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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