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Eotalpa anglica Sigé et al. 1977 (mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 350488

Belongs to Eotalpa according to B. Sigé et al. 1977

Sister taxon: Eotalpa belgica

Type specimen: MIWG.5503, a tooth (Right M1). Its type locality is Headon Hill HH2, Lower Headon Beds, Isle of Wight, which is in an Eocene marine claystone/claystone in the Lower Headon Beds Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore