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Litomylus Simpson 1935 (elephant shrew)

Osteichthyes - Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42252

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1935. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 83

Parent taxon: Apheliscidae according to J. J. Hooker and D. E. Russell 2012

Sister taxa: Aletodon, Apheliscinae, Apheliscus, Chambius, Dorraletes, Gingerichia, Haplaletes, Haplomylus, Louisininae, Phenacodaptes, Utemylus

Subtaxa: Litomylus aequidens, Litomylus dissentaneus, Litomylus grandaletes, Litomylus ishami, Litomylus orthronepius, Litomylus scaphicus

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Type: Litomylus dissentaneus

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore