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Scapanus shultzi Tedford 1961 (mole)

Osteichthyes - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 51423

Full reference: R. H. Tedford. 1961. Clarendonian Insectrivora from the Ricardo Formation, Kern County California. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 60(2):57-76

Belongs to Scapanus according to R. H. Tedford 1961

Sister taxa: Scapanus hagermanensis, Scapanus latimanus, Scapanus malatinus, Scapanus orarius, Scapanus proceridens, Scapanus townsendii

Type specimen: Its type locality is Ricardo, which is in a Clarendonian terrestrial horizon in the Dove Spring Formation of California

Ecology: scansorial insectivore