Subfamily Talpinae Fisher von Waldheim 1817 (mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Parent taxon: Talpidae according to O. G. Bendukidze et al. 2009

See also Freeman 1979, Van Valen 1967 and Ziegler 2003

Sister taxa: Achlyoscapter, Anomodon, Asthenoscapter, Chrysochlorina, Condylura, Desmana, Desmaninae, Desmanodon, Eotalpa, Galeospalax, Hesperoscalops, Hugueneya, Hyporyssus, Lemoynea, Mogera, Mongolopala, Mystipterus, Neurotrichus, Oreotalpa, Parascalops, Proscalopinae, Quadrodens, Scalopus, Scapanoscapter, Scapanus, Scaptochirus, Scaptogale, Soricina, Suleimaninae, Talpa, Talpina, Tegulariscaptor, Tenrecina, Tupaina, Uropsilinae

Subtaxa: Condylurini Scalopini Scaptonychini Urotrichini Yunoscaptor

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Ecology: fossorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (3 collections), Poland (1)

• Pliocene of China (2), Poland (1)

• Hemphillian of United States (5: Arizona, Nebraska, Oregon)

• Miocene of Austria (6), Canada (6: Saskatchewan), China (7), the Czech Republic (1), France (10), Germany (24), Greece (3), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Slovakia (1), Spain (1), Switzerland (1), Thailand (1), Turkey (1), United States (65: California, Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Harrisonian of United States (2: Nebraska)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Germany (1)

• Oligocene of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), France (11), Germany (18), Kazakhstan (6), Mongolia (1), United States (2: Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 182 collections including 235 occurrences

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