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Ocajila makpiyahe Macdonald 1963 (hedgehog)

Osteichthyes - Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 49261

Full reference: J. R. Macdonald. 1963. The Miocene faunas from the Wounded Knee area of western South Dakota. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 125(3):139-238

Belongs to Ocajila according to J. R. Macdonald 1963

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SDSM 56105, a mandible (fragment of left mandible, with slightly worn m2-3.). Its type locality is Sharps (SDSM V-5360), which is in a Geringian terrestrial horizon in the Sharps Formation of South Dakota.

Ecology: semifossorial insectivore-carnivore