Scenopagus hewettensis Bown and Schankler 1982 (elephant shrew)

Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Amphilemuridae

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 Scenopagus according to T. M. Bown and D. Schankler 1982

Sister taxa: Scenopagus curtidens, Scenopagus edenensis, Scenopagus priscus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Purple Valley, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Willwood Formation of Wyoming

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (2: Wyoming collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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