Talpa gilothi Storch 1978 (mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

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

Belongs to Talpa according to G. Storch 1978

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

Type specimen: SMF 75/1464, a limb element (Fragment humerus). Its type locality is Dorn-Dürkheim 1, which is in a MN 11 terrestrial horizon in Germany.

Ecology: fossorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Austria (5 collections), Germany (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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