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Oncocherus Scott 2006 (hedgehog)

Osteichthyes - Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 100312

Full reference: C. S. Scott. 2006. A new erinaceid (Mammalia, Insectivora) from the Late Paleocene of western Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 43(11):1695-1709

Parent taxon: Erinaceidae according to C. S. Scott 2006

Sister taxa: Adapisoricinae, Auroralestes, Brachyericinae, Cedrocherus, Changlelestinae, Dartonius, Dimylechinus, Entomolestes, Erinaceinae, Galericinae, Galerix, Hylomyinae, Lanthanotherium, Leipsanolestes, Litocherinae, Litolestes, Luchenus, Mellalechinus, Ocajila, Palaeoscaptor, Parvericius, Proterix, Silvacola, Stenoechinus, Untermannerix

Subtaxa: Oncocherus krishtalkai

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Type: Oncocherus krishtalkai

Ecology: scansorial insectivore