Desmana inflata Rümke 1985 (Russian desman)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Full reference: C. G. Rümke. 1985. A review of fossil and recent Desmaninae (Talpidae, Insectivora). Utrecht Micropaleontological Bulletins 4:1-241

Belongs to Desmana according to C. G. Rümke 1985

Sister taxa: Desmana kowalskae, Desmana moschata, Desmana nehringi, Desmana pyrenaica, Desmana thermalis, Desmana verestchagini, Mygale arvernensis

Type specimen: FSL V2a-271, a maxilla (Fragment maxillary with P2-P3 (sin)). Its type locality is Valdeganga 2, which is in the Pliocene of horizon the Valdeganga Formation Spain.

Ecology: amphibious insectivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Spain (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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