Scalopoides Wilson 1960 (mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Parent taxon: Scalopini according to P. W. Freeman 1979

See also Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988, Korth and Evander 2016 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxa: Leptoscaptor, Scapanulus, Yanshuella

Subtaxa: Scalopoides hutchisoni Scalopoides isodens Scalopoides ripafodiator

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Ecology: fossorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (3: Nebraska, Oregon collections)

• Miocene of Canada (6: Saskatchewan), United States (23: California, Colorado, Florida, Montana, Nebraska, Oregon, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Harrisonian of United States (2: Nebraska)

• Oligocene of United States (2: Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 36 collections including 37 occurrences

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