Diacocherus Gingerich 1983 (placental)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Erinaceoidae

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich. 1983. New Adapisoricidae, Pentacodontidae, and Hyopsodontidae (Mammalia, Insectivora and Condylarthra) from the late Paleocene ofWyoming and Colorado. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 26(11):227-255

Parent taxon: Erinaceoidea according to G. F. Gunnell et al. 2008

See also Carroll 1988, Gingerich 1983, Novacek et al. 1985 and Secord 2008

Sister taxa: Amphidozotherium, Auroralestes, Dartonius, Dimylidae, Leipsanolestes

Subtaxa: Diacocherus dockeryi

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore


• Eocene of United States (1: Mississippi collection)

• Clarkforkian of United States (1: Wyoming)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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