Proscapanus Gaillard 1899 (mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Synonym: Proscapaneus Winge 1917

Full reference: C. Gaillard. 1899. Mammifères miocènes nouveaux ou peu connus de la Grive-Saint-Alban (Isère). Archives des Museum d'histoire Naturelle de Lyon VII(2):1-79

Parent taxon: Urotrichini according to L. Van Valen 1967

See also Carroll 1988

Sister taxa: Myxomygale, Percymygale, Pseudoparatalpa, Quyania, Tenuibrachiatum, Urotrichus

Subtaxa: Proscapanus austriacus Proscapanus intercedens Proscapanus lehmani Proscapanus minor Proscapanus sansaniensis

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Ecology: fossorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Austria (3 collections), France (12), Germany (17), Switzerland (1)

• Oligocene of Kazakhstan (1)

Total: 34 collections including 37 occurrences

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