Talpavus Marsh 1872 (placental)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1872. Preliminary description of new Tertiary mammals. Part I. American Journal of Science 4(20):122-128

Parent taxon: Erinaceomorpha according to M. J. Novacek et al. 1985

See also Carroll 1988, Krishtalka 1976, Krishtalka 1976, Matthew 1909, McKenna et al. 1962, Robinson 1966, Robinson 1968, Robinson 1968 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxa: Chambelestidae, Creotarsinae, Diacodon, Erinaceoidea, Ghambilentes, Quadratodon, Seia, Sespedectidae, Talpavoides, Vastanidae

Subtaxa: Talpavus conjunctus Talpavus duplus Talpavus nitidus Talpavus sullivani

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Type: Talpavus nitidus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan collections), Portugal (1), United States (14: Colorado, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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