†subfamily Galericinae Pomel 1848 (hedgehog)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae

Synonyms: Anachantes Murray 1866, Echinosoricinae Cabrera 1925

Parent taxon: Erinaceidae according to W. W. Korth and R. L. Evander 2016

See also Bendukidze et al. 2009, Freudenthal 1972, Gould 1995, Lopatin 2006, Mein and Ginsburg 1997, Novacek et al. 1985, Savorelli et al. 2017, Van Valen 1967, Vasileiadou and Koufos 2005 and Ziegler 2003

Sister taxa: Adapisoricinae, Auroralestes, Brachyericinae, Cedrocherus, Changlelestinae, Dartonius, Dimylechinus, Entomolestes, Erinaceinae, Galerix, Hylomyinae, Lanthanotherium, Leipsanolestes, Litocherinae, Litolestes, Luchenus, Mellalechinus, Ocajila, Oncocherus, Palaeoscaptor, Parvericius, Proterix, Silvacola, Stenoechinus, Untermannerix

Subtaxa: Deinogalerix Echinosoricini Eochenus Eogalericius Galericini Lantanotherium Neurogymnurini Neurogymnurus Oligochenus Parasorex Protericini Riddleria Tetracus

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Ecology: semifossorial insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Austria (1 collection), France (6), Spain (1), Ukraine (1)

• MN 13 of Spain (1), Turkey (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Italy (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Austria (9), China (2), France (3), Germany (6), Greece (6), Hungary (4), Italy (44), Morocco (1), Poland (1), Portugal (1), Slovakia (1), Spain (6), Switzerland (3), Thailand (1), Turkey (10)

• Oligocene of Belgium (1), the Czech Republic (1), France (11), Germany (1), Kazakhstan (1), Turkey (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of France (1)

• Eocene of China (3), Kyrgyzstan (1), Mongolia (3), United States (6: Wyoming)

Total: 141 collections including 161 occurrences

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