Haplaletes disceptatrix Simpson 1935 (elephant shrew)

Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1935. New Paleocene mammals from the Fort Union of Montana. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 83:221-244

Belongs to Haplaletes according to G. G. Simpson 1935

Sister taxa: Haplaletes andakupensis, Haplaletes pelicatus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Gidley Quarry, which is in a Torrejonian terrestrial horizon in the Fort Union Formation of Montana

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore


• Paleocene of United States (16: Montana, New Mexico, Texas, Wyoming collections)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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