Centetodon patratus Bown and Schankler 1982 (placental)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Geolabididae

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

Belongs to Centetodon according to T. M. Bown and D. Schankler 1982

Sister taxa: Centetodon aztecus, Centetodon bacchanalis, Centetodon bembicophagus, Centetodon chadronensis, Centetodon divaricatus, Centetodon hendryi, Centetodon kuenzii, Centetodon magnus, Centetodon marginalis, Centetodon neashami, Centetodon pulcher, Centetodon wolffi, Protictops alticuspidens

Type specimen: Its type locality is East Alheit Pocket, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Wasatch Formation of Colorado

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (2: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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