Apatemys Marsh 1872 (insectivoran)

Mammalia - Insectivora - Apatemyidae

Synonym: Stehlinius Matthew 1921

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1872. Preliminary description of new Tertiary mammals. Part II. American Journal of Science 4(21):202-224

Parent taxon: Apatemyidae according to M. T. Silcox et al. 2010

See also Alroy 2002, Gazin 1958, Gunnell 1989, Hay 1902, Hooker 1986, Matthew 1917, Matthew 1929, McKenna 1963, McKenna and Bell 1997, Russell et al. 1979, Simpson 1940 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxa: Apatemyinae, Carcinella, Eochiromys, Frugivastodon, Heterohyus, Jepsenella, Labidolemur, Russellmyinae, Russellmys, Sinclairella, Stehlinella, Teilhardella, Unuchinia, Unuchiniinae

Subtaxa: Apatemys bellulus Apatemys bellus Apatemys chardini Apatemys downsi Apatemys hendryi Apatemys mutiniacus Apatemys prouti Apatemys pygmaeus Apatemys rodens Apatemys sigogneauae Apatemys sigogneaui Apatemys teilhardi Apatemys uintensis

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Type: Apatemys bellus

Ecology: arboreal herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Belgium (1 collection), Canada (3: Saskatchewan), France (6), Portugal (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (85: California, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 97 collections including 107 occurrences

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