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Exallerix McKenna and Holton 1967 (hedgehog)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40343

Synonym: Metexallerix Qiu and Gu 1988 (taxon 109994)

Full reference: M. C. McKenna and C. P. Holton. 1967. A New Insectivore from the Oligocene of Mongolia and a New Subfamily of Hedgehogs. American Museum Novitates 2311:1-11

Parent taxon: Brachyericinae according to A. V. Lopatin and V. S. Zazhigin 2003

Sister taxa: Brachyerix, Metechinus, Postexallerix, Synexallerix

Subtaxa: Exallerix efialtes, Exallerix gaolanshanensis, Exallerix hsandagolensis, Exallerix manahan, Exallerix pustulatus

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Type: Exallerix hsandagolensis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore