Brachyerix hibbardi Stevens 1977 (hedgehog)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae

Full reference: M. S. Stevens. 1977. Further study of Castolon Local Fauna (Early Miocene), Big Bend National Park, Texas. The Pearce-Sellards Series 28:1-69

Belongs to Brachyerix according to M. S. Stevens 1977

Sister taxa: Brachyerix incertis, Brachyerix macrotis, Brachyerix richi

Type specimen: TMM 40635-149, a partial skull (associated maxilla fragment with P3-M 1, cranium, and left mandible with incisor, P4-M3). Its type locality is Castolon (TMM 40635), which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in the Delaho Formation of Texas.

Ecology: semifossorial insectivore-carnivore

Distribution: found only at Castolon (TMM 40635)

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