Mongolopala tathue Ziegler et al. 2007 (mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Full reference: R. Ziegler, T. Dahlmann, and G. Storch. 2007. 4. Marsupialia, Erinaceomorpha and Soricomorpha (Mammalia). Oligocene-Miocene Vertebrates from the Valley of Lakes (Central Mongolia): Morphology, phylogenetic and stratigraphic implications. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 108A:53-164

Belongs to Mongolopala according to R. Ziegler et al. 2007

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NHMW 2006z0055/0001, a maxilla (dext. with M1-M3). Its type locality is Tatal Gol, section TAT-D, layer 1, which is in an Oligocene terrestrial mudstone in the Hsanda Gol Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology: fossorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Mongolia (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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