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Tenrec ecaudatus Schreber 1778 (common tenrec)

Osteichthyes - Placentalia - Tenrecidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 231473

Alternative combination: Erinaceus ecaudatus

Belongs to Tenrec according to K. Steudel and J. Beattie 1993

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 42.1, femur diameter 2.90, humerus length 40.2, humerus diameter 4.30, radius length 25.2, radius diameter 2.50, tibia length 43.4, tibia diameter 3.00, ulna length 35.3

Estimated body mass: 324.7 g based on femur diameter, femur length, humerus diameter, humerus length, tibia diameter, tibia length, and ulna length