Talpavoides Bown and Schankler 1982 (placental)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida

Full reference: T. M. Bown and D. Schankler. 1982. A review of the Proteutheria and Insectivora of the Willwood Formation (Lower Eocene), Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. United States Geological Survey Bulletin 1523:1-79

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

See also Bown and Schankler 1982 and Carroll 1988

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

Subtaxa: Talpavoides dartoni

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Type: Talpavoides dartoni

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (8: Mississippi, Wyoming collections)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Wyoming)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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