Leptoscaptor robustior Ziegler 2003 (mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Full reference: R. Ziegler. 2003. Moles (Talpidae) from the late Middle Miocene of South Germany. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 48(4):617-648

Belongs to Leptoscaptor according to R. Ziegler 2003

Sister taxon: Leptoscaptor bavaricum

Type specimen: NHMA P35-58/6, humerus dext., a set of limb elements. Its type locality is Petersbuch 35, which is in a MN 7 + 8 fissure fill horizon in Germany.

Ecology: fossorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Germany (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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