Apheliscus chydaeus Gingerich 1994 (elephant shrew)

Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich. 1994. New species of Apheliscus, Haplomylus, and Hyopsodus (Mammalia, Condylarthra) from the late Paleocene of southern Montana and early Eocene of northwestern Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 29(6):119-134

Belongs to Apheliscus according to P. D. Gingerich 1994

Sister taxa: Apheliscus insidiosus, Apheliscus nitidus, Apheliscus wapitiensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is SC-125, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Willwood Formation of Wyoming

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore


• Eocene of United States (51: Wyoming collections)

Total: 51 collections including 52 occurrences

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