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Aletodon Gingerich 1977 (elephant shrew)

Osteichthyes - Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42244

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich. 1977. Aletodon gunnelli, A New Clarkforkian Hyopsodontid (Mammalia, Condylarthra) from the Early Eocene of Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 24(21):237-244

Parent taxon: Apheliscidae according to S. P. Zack et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Apheliscinae, Apheliscus, Dorraletes, Gingerichia, Haplaletes, Haplomylus, Litomylus, Louisininae, Phenacodaptes, Utemylus

Subtaxa: Aletodon conardae, Aletodon gunnelli, Aletodon mellon, Aletodon quadravus

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Type: Aletodon gunnelli

Ecology: scansorial insectivore