Deinogalerix intermedius Butler 1980 (hedgehog)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae

Full reference: P. M. Butler. 1980. The giant erinaceid insectivore, Deinogalerix Freudenthal, from the Upper Miocene of Gargano, Italy. Scripta Geologica 57:1-72

Belongs to Deinogalerix according to P. M. Butler 1980

See also Savorelli et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Deinogalerix brevirostris, Deinogalerix freudenthali, Deinogalerix koenigswaldi, Deinogalerix masinii, Deinogalerix minor, Deinogalerix samniticus

Type specimen: RGM 179063, mandible dext. with p3-m1, a mandible. Its type locality is Nazario 4, which is in a Vallesian/Turolian fissure fill limestone in Italy.

Ecology: semifossorial insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Italy (34 collections)

Total: 34 collections each including a single occurrence

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