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Ankylodon Patterson and McGrew 1937 (elephant shrew)

Osteichthyes - Macroscelidea - Dormaaliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40352

Full reference: B. Patterson and P. O. McGrew. 1937. A soricid and two erinaceids from the White River Oligocene [Colorado]. Field Museum of Natural History, Geological Series 6(18):245-272

Parent taxon: Dormaaliidae according to M. J. Novacek et al. 1985

Sister taxa: Alsaticopithecus, Amphilemur, Amphilemurinae, Gesneropithex, Hylomysoidinae, Macrocranion, Neomatronella, Pholidocercus, Zionodon, Patriolestes, Scenopagus, Sespedectinae

Subtaxa: Ankylodon annectens

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Type: Ankylodon annectens

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore