Geotrypus Pomel 1848 (mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Synonym: Protalpa Filhol 1877

Parent taxon: Scaptonychini according to J.-Y. Crochet 1995

See also Carroll 1988, Van Valen 1967 and Vianey-Liaud et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Mongoloscapter, Mygatalpa, Scaptonyx

Subtaxa: Geotrypus acutidentatus Geotrypus antiquus Geotrypus copernici Geotrypus ehrensteinensis Geotrypus montisasini Geotrypus oschiriensis Geotrypus tomerdingensis

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Ecology: fossorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Poland (1 collection)

• Miocene of Germany (3)

• Oligocene of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), France (8), Germany (5)

Total: 18 collections including 22 occurrences

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