Utemylus serior Gazin 1956 (elephant shrew)

Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae

Alternative combination: Haplaletes serior

Full reference: C. L. Gazin. 1956. Palaeocene mammalian faunas of the Bison Basin in south-central Wyoming. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 131(6):1-57

Belongs to Utemylus according to S. P. Zack et al. 2005

See also Alroy 2002

Sister taxon: Utemylus latomius

Type specimen: UWyo 1078, a mandible. Its type locality is Titanoides Locality, which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial horizon in Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore


• Paleocene of United States (3: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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