Haplomylus Matthew 1915 (elephant shrew)

Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1915. A revision of the Lower Eocene Wasatch and Wind River faunas. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 34(9)

Parent taxon: Apheliscidae according to K. D. Rose et al. 2012

See also Archibald 1998, Carroll 1988, Hooker and Russell 2012, Matthew 1915 and Zack et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Aletodon, Apheliscinae, Apheliscus, Dorraletes, Gingerichia, Haplaletes, Litomylus, Louisininae, Phenacodaptes, Utemylus

Subtaxa: Haplomylus bozemanensis Haplomylus meridionalis Haplomylus palustris Haplomylus scottianus Haplomylus simpsoni Haplomylus speirianus Haplomylus zalmouti

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Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore


• Eocene of China (1 collection), United States (242: Colorado, Mississippi, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of United States (45: Colorado, Montana, Wyoming)

Total: 288 collections including 298 occurrences

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