Patriolestes novaceki Walsh 1998 (elephant shrew)

Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Amphilemuridae

Full reference: S. L. Walsh. 1998. Notes on the anterior dentition and skull of Proterixoides (Mammalia: Insectivora: Dormaaliidae), and a new dormaaliid genus from the early Uintan (Middle Eocene) of southern California. Proceedings of the San Diego Society of Natural History 34:1-26

Belongs to Patriolestes according to S. L. Walsh 1998

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Stonecrest Square Site 4 (SDSNH 3784), which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Friars Formation of California

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (46: California collections)

Total: 46 collections each including a single occurrence

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