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Dartonius Novacek et al. 1985 (hedgehog)

Osteichthyes - Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40372

Full reference: M. J. Novacek, T. M. Bown, and D. Schankler. 1985. On the classification of early Tertiary Erinaceomorpha (Insectivora, Mammalia). American Museum Novitates 2813:1-22

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

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

Subtaxa: Dartonius jepseni

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Type: Leptacodon jepseni

Ecology: scansorial insectivore