Gaillardia Matthew 1932 (mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Synonym: Hydroscapheus Shotwell 1956

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1932. New fossil mammals from the Snake Creek Quarries. American Museum Novitates 540:1-8

Parent taxon: Desmaninae according to L. Van Valen 1967

See also Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988, Hutchison 1968 and Shotwell 1956

Sister taxa: Archaeodesmana, Galemys, Geomana, Mygalea, Mygalinia, Paratalpa, Storchia

Subtaxa: Gaillardia thomsoni

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Type: Gaillardia thomsoni

Ecology: fossorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (2: Nebraska, Oregon collections)

• Miocene of United States (1: New Mexico)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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