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Macroscelides Smith (elephant shrew)

Osteichthyes - Macroscelidea - Macroscelididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40301

Synonyms: Diposorex Blainville 1838 (no. 253473), Eumerus Saint-Hilaire 1829 (no. 253470), Macroscelis Fischer 1830 (no. 253471), Rhinomys Lichtenstein 1831 (no. 253472)

Parent taxon: Macroscelidini according to L. Van Valen 1967

Sister taxa: Elephantulus, Metoldobotes, Nasilio, Palaeothentoides, Petrodromus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore