Yanshuella Storch and Qiu 1983 (mole)

Mammalia - Theriamorpha - Talpidae

Full reference: G. Storch and Z. Qiu. 1983. The Neogene mammalian faunas of Ertemte and Harr Obo in Inner Mongolia (Nei Mongol), China. – 2. Moles – Insectivora: Talpidae. Senckenbergiana lethaea 64(2/4):89-127

Parent taxon: Scalopini according to G. F. Gunnell et al. 2008

See also Storch and Qiu 1983

Sister taxa: Leptoscaptor, Scalopoides, Scalopus, Scapanoscapter, Scapanulus, Scapanus

Subtaxa: Yanshuella columbiana Yanshuella primaeva

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Type: Scaptochirus primaevus

Ecology: fossorial insectivore


• Pliocene of China (2 collections)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Oregon)

• Miocene of China (1), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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