Proscalops tertius Reed 1961 (placental)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Proscalopidae

Full reference: K. M. Reed. 1961. The Proscalopinae, a new subfamily of talpid insectivores. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 125(14):473-494

Belongs to Proscalops according to A. D. Barnosky 1981

See also Bjork 1975 and Reed 1961

Sister taxa: Proscalops evelynae, Proscalops intermedius, Proscalops miocaenus, Proscalops secundus

Type specimen: AMNH 19420, a partial skull (skull lacking most of rostrum, P3-M3, partial left and right mandible with M1-M3)

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Arikareean of United States (1: Nebraska collection)

• Oligocene of United States (15: Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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