Paratalpa Lavocat 1951 (mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Synonym: Teutonotalpa Hutchison 1974

Parent taxon: Desmaninae according to L. Van Valen 1967

See also Carroll 1988 and van den Hoek Ostende 1989

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

Subtaxa: Paratalpa brachychir Paratalpa meyeri Paratalpa micheli

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Ecology: fossorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Germany (6 collections)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Germany (1)

• Oligocene of the Czech Republic (1), France (3), Germany (5), Spain (1)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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