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Cryptoryctes Reed 1954 (placental)

Osteichthyes - Placentalia - Proscalopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40510

Full reference: C. A. Reed. 1954. Some fossorial mammals from the Tertiary of western North America. Journal of Paleontology 28(1):102-111

Parent taxon: Proscalopidae according to A. D. Barnosky 1981

Sister taxa: Mesoscalops, Oligoscalops, Proscalops

Subtaxa: Cryptoryctes kayi

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore