Brachyerix richi Martin and Lim 2004 (hedgehog)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae

Full reference: L. D. Martin and J.-D. Lim. 2004. New insectivores from the Early Miocene of Nebraska, USA and the Hemingfordian faunal exchange. Mammalian Biology 69(3):202-209

Belongs to Brachyerix according to L. D. Martin and J.-D. Lim 2004

Sister taxa: Brachyerix hibbardi, Brachyerix incertis, Brachyerix macrotis

Type specimen: UNSM 11675, a mandible (right ramus with P4-M2). Its type locality is North Branch of Cottonwood Creek, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial horizon in the Runningwater Formation of Nebraska.

Ecology: semifossorial insectivore-carnivore

Distribution: found only at North Branch of Cottonwood Creek

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