Litomylus orthronepius Johnston and Fox 1984 (elephant shrew)

Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae

Full reference: P. A. Johnston and R. C. Fox. 1984. Paleocene and Late Cretaceous Mammals from Saskatchewan, Canada. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 186:163-222

Belongs to Litomylus according to P. A. Johnston and R. C. Fox 1984

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Rav W-1 Horizon, which is in a Puercan terrestrial sandstone/conglomerate in the Ravenscrag Formation of Canada

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore


• Paleocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (1: Montana)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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