Scalopus aquaticus Linnaeus 1758 (eastern mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Alternative combinations: Scalops aquaticus, Sorex aquaticus

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Scalopus according to T. L. Yates and D. J. Schmidly 1975

See also Hulbert and Pratt 1998, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Sherman 1952 and Thomas 1911

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: fossorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (45: Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia collections)

• Blancan of United States (6: Florida, Kansas, Nebraska)

Total: 51 collections each including a single occurrence

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