Litomylus ishami Gazin 1956 (elephant shrew)

Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae

Full reference: C. L. Gazin. 1956. The occurrence of Paleocene mammalian remains in the Fossil Basin of southwestern Wyoming. Journal of Paleontology 30(3):707-711

Belongs to Litomylus according to C. L. Gazin 1956

Sister taxa: Litomylus aequidens, Litomylus dissentaneus, Litomylus grandaletes, Litomylus orthronepius, Litomylus scaphicus

Type specimen: USNM 21263, a mandible. Its type locality is Twin Creeks, which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial horizon in the Evanston Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore


• Paleocene of United States (3: Colorado, Montana, Wyoming collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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