Percymygale vauclusensis Crochet 1995 (mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Alternative combination: Myxomygale vauclusensis

Full reference: J.-Y. Crochet. 1995. Le Garouillas et les sites contemporains (Oligocene, MP 25) des phosphorites du Quercy (Lot, Tarn-et garonne, France) et leurs faunes de vertebres. 4. Marsupiaux et insectivores. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 236(1-6):39-75

Belongs to Percymygale according to M. Hugueney and O. Maridet 2017

See also Crochet 1995 and Ziegler 2012

Sister taxon: Percymygale minor

Type specimen: FSL 97405, a mandible. Its type locality is Locus C, Saint Martin de Castillon, excavation in 1970-1971, which is in a MP 24 terrestrial marl/lignite in the Calcaires de Vacheres Formation of France.

Ecology: fossorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of France (6 collections), Germany (12)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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