Scenopagus curtidens Matthew 1909 (elephant shrew)

Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Amphilemuridae

Alternative combination: Nyctitherium curtidens

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1909. The Carnivora and Insectivora of the Bridger Basin, middle Eocene. Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History 9:289-567

Belongs to Scenopagus according to J.-P. Zonneveld et al. 2000

See also Gazin 1976, Gunnell et al. 1992, Krishtalka 1976, Krishtalka 1976, Matthew 1909 and Robinson 1968

Sister taxa: Scenopagus edenensis, Scenopagus hewettensis, Scenopagus priscus

Type specimen: AMNH 12055, a mandible

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (25: California, New Mexico, Wyoming collections)

Total: 25 collections each including a single occurrence

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