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Spalacotherium Owen 1854 (mammal)

Mammalia - Theriiformes - Spalacotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 66820

Full reference: R. Owen. 1854. On some fossil reptilian and mammalian remains from the Purbecks. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 10:420-433

Parent taxon: Spalacotheriidae according to G. Han and J. Meng 2016

Sister taxa: Akidolestes, Infernolestes, Peralestes, Spalacolestinae, Symmetrolestes

Subtaxa: Spalacotherium evansae, Spalacotherium henkeli, Spalacotherium hookeri, Spalacotherium taylori, Spalacotherium tricuspidens, Spalacotherium tricuspis

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore