Microgale Thomas 1882 (shrew tenrec)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - 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

Sister taxa: Arenagale, Echinops, Geogale, Limnogale, Ndamathaia, Oryzorictinae, Parageogale, Potamogalinae, Setifer, Sperrgale, Tenrec, Tenrecinae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Madagascar (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections including 6 occurrences

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