†family Geolabididae McKenna 1960 (placental)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Geolabididae

Alternative spelling: Geolabidinae

Synonyms: Centetodontinae Trouessart 1879, Metacodontidae Butler 1948

Parent taxon: Lipotyphla according to R. J. Asher et al. 2005

See also Crochet 1974, Lopatin 2006, McKenna and Bell 1997, Van Valen 1967 and Ziegler 1999

Sister taxa: Centetidae, Erinaceidae, Solenodontidae, Talpidae

Subtaxa: Batodonoides Centetodon Gobigeolabis Marsholestes Stilpnodon

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Type: Centetodon

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (1: South Dakota collection)

• Harrisonian of United States (2: Florida, Nebraska)

• Arikareean of United States (3: California, Florida, Nebraska)

• Oligocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), United States (26: Colorado, Florida, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Eocene of Canada (5: Saskatchewan), United States (123: California, Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of Canada (1: Alberta), Mongolia (1), United States (1: Montana)

Total: 164 collections including 201 occurrences

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