Archaeodesmana vinea Storch 1978 (mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Alternative combinations: Desmana pontica vinea, Dibolia vinea

Full reference: G. Storch. 1978. Die turolische Wirbeltierefauna von Dorn-Dürkheim, Rheinhessen (SW Deutschland) 2. Mammalia: Insectivora. 58((6)):421-449

Belongs to Archaeodesmana according to R. Hutterer 1995

See also Martín-Suárez et al. 2001, Rümke 1985 and Storch 1978

Sister taxa: Archaeodesmana adroveri, Archaeodesmana baetica, Archaeodesmana brailloni, Archaeodesmana dekkersi, Archaeodesmana luteyni, Archaeodesmana major, Archaeodesmana primigenia, Archaeodesmana turolense, Dibolia pontica, Dibolia turolensis, Dibolia bifida

Type specimen: SMF 75/1260, a mandible (Fragment mandible with p1,p2,p4.m1 and m2)

Ecology: fossorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Austria (7 collections), Germany (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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