Haplomylus palustris 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 Haplomylus according to P. D. Gingerich 1994

Sister taxa: Haplomylus bozemanensis, Haplomylus meridionalis, Haplomylus scottianus, Haplomylus simpsoni, Haplomylus speirianus, Haplomylus zalmouti

Type specimen: Its type locality is Bear Creek, which is in a Clarkforkian terrestrial horizon in the Polecat Bench Formation of Montana

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (3: Montana, Wyoming collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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