Galerix Pomel 1848 (hedgehog)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae

Synonym: Pseudogalerix Gallard 1929

Parent taxon: Erinaceidae according to G. C. Gould 1995

See also Carroll 1988, Lopatin 2006, Pickford et al. 2000, Van Valen 1967 and Zijlstra and Flynn 2015

Sister taxa: Adapisoricinae, Auroralestes, Brachyericinae, Cedrocherus, Changlelestinae, Dartonius, Dimylechinus, Entomolestes, Erinaceinae, Galericinae, Hylomyinae, Lantanotherium, Lanthanotherium, Leipsanolestes, Litocherinae, Litolestes, Luchenus, Mellalechinus, Ocajila, Oncocherus, Palaeoscaptor, Parvericius, Proterix, Silvacola, Stenoechinus, Untermannerix

Subtaxa: Galerix aurelianensis Galerix exilis Galerix kostakii Galerix remmerti Galerix rutlandae Galerix saratji Galerix stehlini Galerix symeonidisi Galerix uenayae Galerix wesselsae

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Ecology: semifossorial insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Spain (1 collection)

• MN 13 of Portugal (1), Spain (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Austria (2), China (4), the Czech Republic (1), France (11), Germany (16), Greece (3), Morocco (1), Pakistan (9), Portugal (2), the Russian Federation (1), Serbia and Montenegro (3), Spain (6), Switzerland (15), Turkey (8)

• Oligocene of Kazakhstan (1), Turkey (1)

Total: 88 collections including 92 occurrences

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