Microgale Thomas 1882 (shrew tenrec)

Mammalia - Theriamorpha - Tenrecidae

Synonyms: Leptogale Thomas 1918, Nesogale Thomas 1918, Paramicrogale Grandidier and Petit 1931

Parent taxon: Tenrecidae according to D. A. Burney et al. 2008

See also Van Valen 1967 and Wilson and Reeder 2005

Sister taxa: Arenagale, Echinops, Geogale, Geogalinae, Limnogale, Ndamathaia, Oryzorictinae, Potamogalinae, Promicrogale, Protenrecinae, Setifer, Sperrgale, Tenrec, Tenrecinae

Subtaxa: Microgale talazaci

View classification

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-carnivore


• Quaternary of Madagascar (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections including 10 occurrences

Show more details

Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.

Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.