Brachyerix macrotis Matthew 1933 (hedgehog)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae

Synonym: Metechinus marslandensis Meade 1941

Belongs to Brachyerix according to Matthew 1933

See also Macdonald 1972, Meade 1941 and Rich 1981

Sister taxa: Brachyerix hibbardi, Brachyerix incertis, Brachyerix richi

Ecology: semifossorial insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (16: Colorado, Nebraska, Wyoming collections)

• Harrisonian of United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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