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Scalopus aquaticus Linnaeus 1758 (eastern mole)

Osteichthyes - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 51409

Alternative combinations: Scalops aquaticus, Sorex aquaticus

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Scalopus according to T. L. Yates and D. J. Schmidly 1975

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 17.7, humerus length 12.7, scapula length 22.7, tibia length 20.7, ulna length 12.2

Estimated body mass: 20.8 g based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length