Yunoscaptor scalprum Storch and Qiu 1991 (mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Full reference: G. Storch and Z. Qiu. 1991. Insectivores (Mammalia: Erinaceidae, Soricidae, Talpidae) from the Lufeng hominoid locality, Late Miocene of China. Geobios 24(5):601-621

Belongs to Yunoscaptor according to G. Storch and Z. Qiu 1991

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V 9740, a mandible (dext. with i1-p3 and fragmentary p4-m2). Its type locality is Lufeng, Section D, Layer 4, which is in a Turolian terrestrial claystone/sandstone in China.

Ecology: fossorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of China (6 collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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