Sespedectes singularis Stock 1935 (elephant shrew)

Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Amphilemuridae

Full reference: C. Stock. 1935. Insectivora from the Sespe uppermost Eocene, California. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 21(4):214-219

Belongs to Sespedectes according to C. Stock 1935

Sister taxon: Sespedectes stocki

Type specimen: Its type locality is Pearson Ranch (Bed CS20), which is in a Duchesnean terrestrial horizon in the Sespe Formation of California

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore


• Eocene of United States (35: California collections)

Total: 35 collections each including a single occurrence

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