Urotrichus Temminck 1841 (greater Japanese shrew-mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Synonym: Dymecodon True 1886

Parent taxon: Urotrichini according to L. Van Valen 1967

See also Carroll 1988

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

Subtaxa: Urotrichus dolichochir Urotrichus giganteus

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Ecology: fossorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (3 collections)

• Miocene of Austria (3), Germany (1), Greece (1), Slovakia (1)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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