Sperrgale Pickford 2015 (tenrec)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Tenrecidae

Full reference: M. Pickford. 2015. Late Eocene Potamogalidae and Tenrecidae (Mammalia) from the Sperrgebiet, Namibia. Communications of the Geological Survey of Namibia 16:114-152

Parent taxon: Tenrecidae according to M. Pickford 2015

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

Subtaxa: Sperrgale minutus

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Type: Sperrgale minutus

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Namibia (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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