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Petrodromus Peters 1846 (elephant shrew)

Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Macroscelididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 253383

Synonyms: Cercoctenus Hollister 1916 (no. 253474), Mesoctenus Thomas 1918 (no. 253475)

Parent taxon: Macroscelidini according to L. Van Valen 1967

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore