Archaeodesmana primigenia Ziegler 2005 (mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Full reference: R. Ziegler. 2005. The insectivores (Erinaceomorpha and Soricomorpha, Mammalia) from the Late Miocene hominoid locality Rudabánya. Palaeontographia Italica 90:53-81

Belongs to Archaeodesmana according to R. Ziegler 2005

Sister taxa: Archaeodesmana adroveri, Archaeodesmana baetica, Archaeodesmana brailloni, Archaeodesmana dekkersi, Archaeodesmana luteyni, Archaeodesmana major, Archaeodesmana turolense, Archaeodesmana vinea, Dibolia pontica, Dibolia turolensis, Dibolia bifida

Type specimen: MAFI V20566, a tooth (M1 sup. dext.).

Ecology: fossorial insectivore

Distribution: found only at Rudabánya (Miocene of Hungary)

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