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Quadrodens Macdonald 1970 (mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40421

Synonym: Palaeoscalopus Macdonald 1970 (taxon 40417)

Full reference: J. R. Macdonald. 1970. Review of the Miocene Wounded Knee faunas of southwestern South Dakota. Bulletin of the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, Science 8:165-82

Parent taxon: Talpidae according to J. R. Macdonald 1970

Sister taxa: Achlyoscapter, Asthenoscapter, Chrysochlorina, Condylura, Desmana, Desmaninae, Desmanodon, Domninoides, Eotalpa, Galeospalax, Hesperoscalops, Hugueneya, Hyporyssus, Lemoynea, Mogera, Mongolopala, Mystipterus, Neurotrichus, Oreotalpa, Parascalops, Proscalopinae, Scalopus, Scapanoscapter, Scapanus, Scaptochirus, Scaptogale, Soricina, Suleimaninae, Talpa, Talpina, Talpinae, Tegulariscaptor, Tenrecina, Tupaina, Uropsilinae

Subtaxa: Quadrodens wilsoni

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Type: Quadrodens wilsoni

Ecology: scansorial insectivore