Archaeodesmana Topachevski and Pashkov 1983 (mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Synonyms: Dibolia Rümke 1985, Ruemkelia Rzebik-Kowalska and Pawlowski 1994

Parent taxon: Desmaninae according to E. Martín-Suárez et al. 2001

See also Ziegler 2006

Sister taxa: Gaillardia, Galemys, Geomana, Mygalea, Mygalinia, Paratalpa, Storchia

Subtaxa: Archaeodesmana adroveri Archaeodesmana baetica Archaeodesmana brailloni Archaeodesmana dekkersi Archaeodesmana luteyni Archaeodesmana major Archaeodesmana primigenia Archaeodesmana turolense Archaeodesmana vinea Dibolia bifida Dibolia pontica Dibolia turolensis

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Ecology: fossorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of France (2 collections), Greece (2), Spain (6)

• MN 13 of Spain (1)

• Miocene of Austria (7), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Spain (9)

Total: 29 collections each including a single occurrence

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