Aletodon gunnelli Gingerich 1977 (elephant shrew)

Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich. 1977. Aletodon gunnelli, A New Clarkforkian Hyopsodontid (Mammalia, Condylarthra) from the Early Eocene of Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 24(21):237-244

Belongs to Aletodon according to P. D. Gingerich 1977

Sister taxa: Aletodon conardae, Aletodon mellon, Aletodon quadravus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Granger Mountain, which is in a Clarkforkian terrestrial horizon in Wyoming

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (24: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 24 collections including 26 occurrences

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