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Patriolestes Walsh 1998 (elephant shrew)

Osteichthyes - Macroscelidea - Dormaaliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40356

Full reference: S. L. Walsh. 1998. Notes on the anterior dentition and skull of Proterixoides (Mammalia: Insectivora: Dormaaliidae), and a new dormaaliid genus from the early Uintan (Middle Eocene) of southern California. Proceedings of the San Diego Society of Natural History 34:1-26

Parent taxon: Dormaaliidae according to S. L. Walsh 1998

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

Subtaxa: Patriolestes novaceki

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Type: Patriolestes novaceki

Ecology: scansorial insectivore