Oncocherus krishtalkai Scott 2006 (hedgehog)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae

Full reference: C. S. Scott. 2006. A new erinaceid (Mammalia, Insectivora) from the Late Paleocene of western Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 43(11):1695-1709

Belongs to Oncocherus according to C. S. Scott 2006

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UALVP 43134, a mandible (incomplete left dentary with p2-p4, m1-m3). Its type locality is Crestomere School, which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial siltstone in the Paskapoo Formation of Canada.

Ecology: semifossorial insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (3: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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