Macrocranion junnei Smith et al. 2002 (elephant shrew)

Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Amphilemuridae

Full reference: T. Smith, J. I. Bloch, S. G. Strait and P. D. Gingerich. 2002. New species of Macrocranion (Mammalia, Lipotyphla) from the earliest Eocene of North America and its biogeographic implications. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 30(14):373-384

Belongs to Macrocranion according to T. Smith et al. 2002

See also Rose et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Macrocranion germonpreae, Macrocranion nitens, Macrocranion robinsoni, Macrocranion tenerum, Macrocranion tupaiodon, Macrocranion vandebroeki

Type specimen: UM 93378, a maxilla (right maxilla with P4-M3). Its type locality is SC-67, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Willwood Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore


• Eocene of United States (6: Wyoming collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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