Scaptonyx Milne-Edwards 1872 (Long-tailed mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Parent taxon: Scaptonychini according to L. Van Valen 1967

See also Carroll 1988

Sister taxa: Geotrypus, Mongoloscapter, Mygatalpa

Subtaxa: Scaptonyx edwardsi Scaptonyx fusicaudus

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Ecology: fossorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Germany (2 collections), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Slovakia (1), Switzerland (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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