Spalacotherium Owen 1854 (mammal)

Mammalia - Theriiformes - Spalacotheriidae

Full reference: R. Owen. 1854. On some fossil reptilian and mammalian remains from the Purbecks. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 10:420-433

Parent taxon: Spalacotheriidae according to G. Han and J. Meng 2016

See also Averianov 2002, Cassiliano and Clemens 1979, Clemens 1963, Clemens and Lees 1971, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, Li and Luo 2006, Lydekker 1894, Marsh 1887, Owen 1854, Owen 1871, Prothero 1981, Simpson 1925, Simpson 1928, Simpson 1929 and Wang et al. 1998

Sister taxa: Akidolestes, Infernolestes, Peralestes, Spalacolestinae, Symmetrolestes

Subtaxa: Spalacotherium evansae Spalacotherium henkeli Spalacotherium hookeri Spalacotherium taylori Spalacotherium tricuspidens Spalacotherium tricuspis

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (1 collection), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (10)

Total: 12 collections including 13 occurrences

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