Mesoscalops scopelotemos Reed 1960 (placental)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Proscalopidae

Full reference: K. M. Reed. 1960. Insectivores of the Middle Miocene Split Rock Local Fanna, Wyoming. Breviora 116

Belongs to Mesoscalops according to A. D. Barnosky 1981

See also Reed 1960

Sister taxa: Arctoryctes, Arctoryctes terrenus, Mesoscalops montanensis

Type specimen: ACM 10461, a tooth (isolated [upper] M1)

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

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

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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