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Tupaia miocenica Mein and Ginsburg 1997 (tree shrew)

Osteichthyes - Scandentia - Tupaiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 234183

Full reference: P. Mein and L. Ginsburg. 1997. Les mammiferes du gisement miocene inferieure de Li Mae Long, Thailande; Systematique biostratigraphie et paleoenvironment. Geodiversitas 19(4):783-844

Belongs to Tupaia according to P. Mein and L. Ginsburg 1997

Sister taxa: Tupaia belangeri, Tupaia chrysogaster, Tupaia dorsalis, Tupaia glis, Tupaia gracilis, Tupaia javanica, Tupaia longipes, Tupaia minor, Tupaia moellendorffi, Tupaia montana, Tupaia nicobarica, Tupaia palawanensis, Tupaia picta, Tupaia splendidula, Tupaia storchi, Tupaia tana

Type specimen: T Li 175, a tooth (M2/). Its type locality is Li Mae Long, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in Thailand.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore