Setifer Froriep 1806 (greater hedgehog tenrec)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Tenrecidae

Synonyms: Ericulus Saint Hilaire 1837, Hericulus Gloger 1841, Tendrac Blainville 1838

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

See also Van Valen 1967

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

Subtaxa: Setifer setosus

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Type: Setifer setosus

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-carnivore

Distribution: found only at Andrahomana Cave (2002-2003 collections) (Quaternary of Madagascar)

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