†subfamily Potamogalinae (tenrec)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Tenrecidae

Alternative spelling: Potamogaline

Synonym: Mystomyidae Cope 1883

Parent taxon: Tenrecidae according to L. Van Valen 1967

See also Schlosser 1877

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

Subtaxa: Erythrozootes Micropotamogale Protenrec

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Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-carnivore

Distribution: found only at Arrisdrift (Miocene to Miocene of Namibia)

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