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Talpa Linnaeus 1758 (mole)

Osteichthyes - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40429

Synonyms: Asioscalops Stroganov 1941 (no. 253530), Eoscalops Stroganov 1941 (no. 253529), Euroscaptor Miller 1940 (no. 253528), Heterotalpa Peters 1863 (no. 253525), Parascaptor Gill 1875 (no. 253527), Talpops Gervais 1868 (no. 253526)

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Talpidae according to T. L. Yates and D. J. Schmidly 1975

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

Subtaxa: Talpa caeca, Talpa episcopalis, Talpa europaea, Talpa fossilis, Talpa gilothi, Talpa gracilis, Talpa minor, Talpa minuta, Talpa neagui, Talpa praeglacialis, Talpa tenuidentata, Talpa vallesensis

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Ecology: fossorial insectivore