Peraspalax Owen 1871 (mammal)

Mammalia - Theriiformes - Dryolestidae

Full reference: R. Owen. 1871. Fossil Mammalia of the Mesozoic formations. Palaeontographical Society Monographs 24(110):1-115

Parent taxon: Dryolestidae according to Z. Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004

See also Kraus 1979, McKenna and Bell 1997, Owen 1871, Prothero 1981, Simpson 1928 and Simpson 1929

Sister taxa: Amblotherium, Anthracolestes, Comotherium, Dryolestes, Dryolestes obtusus, Groebertherium, Guimarotodus, Henkelotherium, Herpetairus, Herpetarius, Krebsotherium, Lakotalestes, Laolestes, Phascolestes, Portopinheirodon

Subtaxa: Peraspalax talpoides

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Type: Peraspalax talpoides

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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