Scapanus latimanus Bachman 1842 (broad-footed mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Alternative combination: Scalops latimanus

Synonyms: Scalops californicus Ayres 1856, Scapanus californicus Ayres 1856

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

See also Hall 1981, Hutchison 1968, Hutchison 1987, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and Wilson and Reeder 1993

Sister taxa: Scapanus hagermanensis, Scapanus malatinus, Scapanus orarius, Scapanus proceridens, Scapanus shultzi, Scapanus townsendii

Ecology: fossorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (4: California collections)

• Blancan of United States (1: Oregon)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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