Haplomylus scottianus 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 palustris, Haplomylus simpsoni, Haplomylus speirianus, Haplomylus zalmouti

Type specimen: Its type locality is MP-122, which is in a Wasatchian fluvial-lacustrine siliciclastic in the Willwood Formation of Wyoming

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore


• Eocene of United States (53: Wyoming collections)

Total: 53 collections each including a single occurrence

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