Amphechinus intermedius Gaillard 1899 (hedgehog)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae

Alternative combination: Palaeoerinaceus intermedius

Full reference: C. Gaillard. 1899. Mammifères miocènes nouveaux ou peu connus de la Grive-Saint-Alban (Isère). Archives des Museum d'histoire Naturelle de Lyon VII(2):1-79

Belongs to Amphechinus according to Butler 1948

Sister taxa: Amphechinus akespensis, Amphechinus arvernensis, Amphechinus baudelotae, Amphechinus edwardsi, Amphechinus ellicottae, Amphechinus ginsburgi, Amphechinus golpeae, Amphechinus horncloudi, Amphechinus kansuensis, Amphechinus kreuzae, Amphechinus major, Amphechinus minimus, Amphechinus minutissimus, Amphechinus robinsoni, Amphechinus taatsiingolensis, Palerinaceus (Postpalerinaceus)

Type specimen: UCBL unnumbered, a mandible (Several mandibles, a fragment if Maxill. sin. and a humerus sin.).

Ecology: semifossorial insectivore-carnivore

Distribution: found only at Zapfe's fissures (Miocene of Slovakia)

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