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Proscalops Matthew 1901 (placental)

Osteichthyes - Placentalia - Proscalopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40436

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1901. Fossil mammals of the Tertiary of northeastern Colorado: Ameican Museum collection of 1898. Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History 1(7):353-447

Parent taxon: Proscalopidae according to A. D. Barnosky 1981

Sister taxa: Cryptoryctes, Mesoscalops, Oligoscalops

Subtaxa: Proscalops evelynae, Proscalops intermedius, Proscalops miocaenus, Proscalops secundus, Proscalops tertius

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Type: Proscalops miocaenus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore