Scapanus Pomel 1848 (mole)

Mammalia - Theriamorpha - Talpidae

Parent taxon: Scalopini according to G. F. Gunnell et al. 2008

See also Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Van Valen 1967 and Yates and Schmidly 1975

Sister taxa: Leptoscaptor, Scalopoides, Scalopus, Scapanoscapter, Scapanulus, Yanshuella

Subtaxa: Scapanus hagermanensis Scapanus latimanus Scapanus malatinus Scapanus orarius Scapanus proceridens Scapanus shultzi Scapanus townsendii

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Ecology: fossorial insectivore


• Quaternary of United States (20: California collections)

• Blancan of United States (13: California, Idaho, Oregon, Washington)

• Hemphillian of United States (11: California, Nevada, Oregon)

• Miocene of United States (9: California, Idaho, Oregon)

Total: 53 collections including 57 occurrences

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