Galemys Kaup 1829 (Pyrenean desman)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Synonyms: Galomys Agassiz 1846, Mygalina Saint-Hilaire 1835

Parent taxon: Desmaninae according to L. Van Valen 1967

See also Carroll 1988

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

Subtaxa: Galemys kormosi Galemys pyrenaicus Galemys semseyi Galemys sulimskii

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Type: Galemys pyrenaicus

Ecology: amphibious insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Netherlands (2 collections), Portugal (1), Spain (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Hungary (1)

• Pliocene of Austria (1), France (2), Poland (3), Romania (3)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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