Adunator Russell 1964 (elephant shrew)

Mammalia - Macroscelidea

Synonyms: Diacocherus Gingerich 1983, Mckennatherium Van Valen 1965

Parent taxon: Macroscelidea according to J. J. Hooker and D. E. Russell 2012

See also Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988, Gingerich 1983, Krishtalka 1976, Krishtalka 1976, Novacek 1985, Novacek et al. 1985, Secord 2008, Van Valen 1965, Van Valen 1967, Van Valen and Sloan 1965, Williamson 1996, Williamson and Lucas 1993 and Winterfeld 1982

Sister taxa: Adapisoricidae, Amphilemuridae, Apheliscidae, Litocherus, Louisinidae, Macroscelididae

Subtaxa: Adunator abditus Adunator amplus Adunator fredericki Adunator ladae Adunator lehmani Adunator martinezi Adunator meizon Adunator minutus Diacocherus dockeryi

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Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (5: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), United States (30: Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 35 collections including 38 occurrences

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