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Utemylus Gingerich 1983 (elephant shrew)

Osteichthyes - Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42258

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich. 1983. New Adapisoricidae, Pentacodontidae, and Hyopsodontidae (Mammalia, Insectivora and Condylarthra) from the late Paleocene ofWyoming and Colorado. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 26(11):227-255

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

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

Subtaxa: Utemylus latomius, Utemylus serior

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Type: Utemylus latomius

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore