Chainodus eggingensis Ziegler 1990 (placental)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Dimylidae

Full reference: R. Ziegler. 1990. Didelphidae, Erinaceidae, Metacodontidae und Dimylidae (Mammalia) aus dem Oberoligozän und Untermiozän Süddeutschlands. Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde. Serie B (Geologie und Paläontologie) 158:1-99

Belongs to Chainodus according to R. Ziegler 1990

Sister taxa: Chainodus intercedens, Chainodus sulcatus, Chainodus ulmensis

Type specimen: BSP 1881 IX 1, a mandible (mandible sin. with p1 fragm. m2). Its type locality is Eggingen, which is in an Aquitanian fluvial-lacustrine marl/limestone in the Lower Freshwater Molasse Formation of Germany.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Germany (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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