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Oreotalpa Lloyd and Eberle 2008 (mole)

Osteichthyes - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 136823

Full reference: K. J. Lloyd and J. J. Eberle. 2008. A new talpid from the late Eocene of North America. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 53(3):539-543

Parent taxon: Talpidae according to K. J. Lloyd and J. J. Eberle 2008

Sister taxa: Achlyoscapter, Anomodon, Asthenoscapter, Chrysochlorina, Condylura, Desmana, Desmaninae, Desmanodon, Eotalpa, Galeospalax, Hesperoscalops, Hugueneya, Hyporyssus, Lemoynea, Mogera, Mongolopala, Mystipterus, Neurotrichus, Parascalops, Proscalopinae, Quadrodens, Scalopus, Scapanoscapter, Scapanus, Scaptochirus, Scaptogale, Soricina, Suleimaninae, Talpa, Talpina, Talpinae, Tegulariscaptor, Tenrecina, Tupaina, Uropsilinae

Subtaxa: Oreotalpa florissantensis

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Type: Oreotalpa florissantensis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore