Tenrec Lacépède 1799 (tail-less tenrec)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Tenrecidae

Alternative spelling: Tenrecus

Synonyms: Centetes Illiger 1811, Tanrecus Blainville 1838

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

See also Gray 1825 and Van Valen 1967

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

Subtaxa: Tenrec ecaudatus

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Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-carnivore


• Quaternary of Madagascar (2 collections), Reunion (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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