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Centetodon kuenzii Lillegraven et al. 1981 (placental)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Geolabididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 44988

Full reference: J. A. Lillegraven, M. C. McKenna, and L. Kristalka. 1981. Evolutionary relationships of middle Eocene and younger species of Centetodon (Mammalia, Insectivora, Geolabididae) with a description of the dentition of Ankylodon (Adapisoricidae). University of Wyoming Publication 45:1-115

Belongs to Centetodon according to J. A. Lillegraven et al. 1981

Sister taxa: Centetodon aztecus, Centetodon bacchanalis, Centetodon bembicophagus, Centetodon chadronensis, Centetodon divaricatus, Centetodon hendryi, Centetodon magnus, Centetodon marginalis, Centetodon neashami, Centetodon patratus, Centetodon pulcher, Centetodon wolffi, Protictops alticuspidens

Type specimen: Its type locality is Pipestone Springs, which is in a Chadronian terrestrial claystone in the Renova Formation of Montana

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): P4 2.01 x 1.96, M1 1.82 x 2.52, M2 1.50 x 2.53, p4 1.49 x 0.87, m1 1.76 x 1.09, m2 1.63 x 1.13