†family Apatemyidae Matthew 1909 (insectivoran)

Mammalia - Insectivora - Apatemyidae

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1909. The Carnivora and Insectivora of the Bridger Basin, middle Eocene. Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History 9:289-567

Parent taxon: Apatemyoidea according to G. F. Gunnell 1989

See also Carroll 1988, EstravĂ­s 1990, Gunnell 1988, Hooker 1986, Johnson 1966, Matthew 1917, McKenna and Bell 1997, Silcox et al. 2010, Simpson 1940, Van Valen 1967 and von Koenigswald et al. 2009

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Apatemyinae Apatemys Carcinella Eochiromys Frugivastodon Heterohyus Jepsenella Labidolemur Russellmyinae Russellmys Sinclairella Stehlinella Teilhardella Unuchinia Unuchiniinae

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Ecology: arboreal herbivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (3: Colorado, South Dakota collections)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (1: Nebraska)

• Eocene of Belgium (1), Canada (3: Saskatchewan), France (18), Germany (1), India (1), Portugal (1), Spain (1), Switzerland (3), the United Kingdom (5), United States (124: California, Colorado, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of Canada (6: Alberta, Saskatchewan), United States (32: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 200 collections including 236 occurrences

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