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Cedrocherus Gingerich 1983 (hedgehog)

Osteichthyes - Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40371

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich. 1983. New Adapisoricidae, Pentacodontidae, and Hyopsodontidae (Mammalia, Insectivora and Condylarthra) from the late Paleocene ofWyoming and Colorado. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 26(11):227-255

Parent taxon: Erinaceidae according to C. S. Scott 2006

Sister taxa: Adapisoricinae, Auroralestes, Brachyericinae, Changlelestinae, Dartonius, Dimylechinus, Entomolestes, Erinaceinae, Galericinae, Galerix, Hylomyinae, Lanthanotherium, Leipsanolestes, Litocherinae, Litolestes, Luchenus, Mellalechinus, Ocajila, Oncocherus, Palaeoscaptor, Parvericius, Proterix, Silvacola, Stenoechinus, Untermannerix

Subtaxa: Cedrocherus aceratus, Cedrocherus ryani

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Type: Cedrocherus ryani

Ecology: semifossorial insectivore-carnivore