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Order Macroscelidea Butler 1956 (elephant shrew)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 40297

Synonym: Dipogales Murray 1866 (taxon 253468)

Parent taxon: Afroinsectivora according to E. R. Seiffert 2007

Sister taxon: Tenrecoidea

Subtaxa: Adapisoricidae, Adunator, Amphilemuridae, Apheliscidae, Litocherus, Louisinidae, Macroscelididae

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Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore