Talpa fossilis Petenyi 1864 (mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Belongs to Talpa according to B. Kurten 1968

See also van den Hoek Ostende 2003

Sister taxa: Talpa caeca, Talpa episcopalis, Talpa europaea, Talpa gilothi, Talpa gracilis, Talpa minor, Talpa minuta, Talpa neagui, Talpa praeglacialis, Talpa romana, Talpa tenuidentata, Talpa tyrrhenica, Talpa vallesensis

Ecology: fossorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Czech Republic (2 collections), Germany (1), Hungary (18), Poland (1), Romania (6)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Hungary (1)

• Pliocene of France (2), Hungary (4), Romania (1), Spain (1)

• Miocene of Greece (1)

Total: 38 collections each including a single occurrence

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