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Family Macroscelididae Bonaparte 1838 (elephant shrew)

Mammalia - Macroscelidea

PaleoDB taxon number: 40298

Alternative spelling: Macroscelidae

Parent taxon: Macroscelidea according to A. Grossman and P. A. Holroyd 2009

Sister taxa: Adapisoricidae, Adunator, Amphilemuridae, Apheliscidae, Litocherus, Louisinidae

Subtaxa: Herodotiinae, Hiwegicyon, Macroscelidinae, Mylomygalinae, Myohyracinae, Pronasilio, Rhynchocyoninae

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Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore