Hesperoscalops Hibbard 1941 (mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Full reference: C. W. Hibbard. 1941. New Mammals from the Rexroad Fauna, Upper Pliocene of Kansas. American Midland Naturalist 26(2):337-368

Parent taxon: Talpidae according to R. H. Tedford et al. 1987

See also Carroll 1988, Dalquest 1983, Hibbard 1941, Hutchison 1968 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxa: Achlyoscapter, Asthenoscapter, Chrysochlorina, Condylura, Desmana, Desmaninae, Desmanodon, Domninoides, Eotalpa, Galeospalax, Hugueneya, Hyporyssus, Lemoynea, Mogera, Mongolopala, Mystipterus, Neurotrichus, Oreotalpa, Parascalops, Proscalopinae, Quadrodens, Scalopus, Scapanoscapter, Scapanus, Scaptochirus, Scaptogale, Soricina, Suleimaninae, Talpa, Talpina, Talpinae, Tegulariscaptor, Tenrecina, Tupaina, Uropsilinae

Subtaxa: Hesperoscalops blancoensis Hesperoscalops mcgrewi Hesperoscalops rexroadi Hesperoscalops ruficervus Hesperoscalops sewardensis

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Ecology: fossorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Blancan of United States (11: Kansas, Texas collections)

• Hemphillian of United States (6: Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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