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Silvacola acares Eberle et al. 2014 (hedgehog)

Osteichthyes - Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 304542

Full reference: J. J. Eberle, N. Rybczynski, and D. R. Greenwood. 2014. Early Eocene mammals from the Driftwood Creek beds, Driftwood Canyon Provincial Park, northern British Columbia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 34(4):739-746

Belongs to Silvacola according to J. J. Eberle et al. 2014

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: RBCM.EH2012.028.0002.001, a maxilla (right maxilla with P3, damaged P4, complete M1 and M2). Its type locality is North Face, which is in a Wasatchian lacustrine - small shale/sandstone in Canada.

Ecology: semifossorial insectivore-carnivore