Tenrec ecaudatus Schreber 1778 (common tenrec)

Mammalia - Theriamorpha - Tenrecidae

Alternative combination: Erinaceus ecaudatus

Belongs to Tenrec according to K. Steudel and J. Beattie 1993

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur diameter 2.90, humerus diameter 4.30, radius diameter 2.50, tibia diameter 3.00

Estimated body mass: 357.3 g based on femur diameter, humerus diameter, and tibia diameter


• Quaternary of Madagascar (4 collections), Reunion (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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