Deinogalerix Freudenthal 1972 (hedgehog)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae

Full reference: M. Freudenthal. 1972. Deinogalerix koenigswaldi nov. gen., nov. spec., a giant insctivore from the Neogene of Italy. Scripta Geologica 14:1-19

Parent taxon: Galericinae according to P. M. Butler 1980

See also Freudenthal 1972, Lopatin 2006 and Savorelli et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Echinosoricini, Eochenus, Eogalericius, Galericini, Neurogymnurini, Neurogymnurus, Oligochenus, Parasorex, Protericini, Riddleria, Tetracus

Subtaxa: Deinogalerix brevirostris Deinogalerix freudenthali Deinogalerix intermedius Deinogalerix koenigswaldi Deinogalerix masinii Deinogalerix minor Deinogalerix samniticus

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Ecology: semifossorial insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene to Pliocene of Italy (1 collection)

• Miocene of Italy (43)

Total: 44 collections including 54 occurrences

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