Scapanoscapter Hutchison 1968 (mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Full reference: J. H. Hutchison. 1968. Fossil Talpidae (Insectivora, Mammalia) from the Tertiary of Oregon. Bulletin of the Museum of Natural History, University of Oregon 11:1-117

Parent taxon: Talpidae according to J. H. Hutchison 1968

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

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

Subtaxa: Scapanoscapter simplicidens

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Type: Scapanoscapter simplicidens

Ecology: fossorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (2: Oregon collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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