ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Scenopagus McKenna and Simpson 1959 (elephant shrew)

Osteichthyes - Macroscelidea - Dormaaliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40358

Full reference: M. C. McKenna and G. G. Simpson. 1959. A new insectivore from the Middle Eocene of Tabernacle Butte, Wyoming. American Museum Novitates 1952

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

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

Subtaxa: Scenopagus curtidens, Scenopagus edenensis, Scenopagus hewettensis, Scenopagus priscus

View classification

Type: Scenopagus mcgrewi

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore