†family Proscalopidae (placental)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Proscalopidae

Parent taxon: Talpoidea according to A. D. Barnosky 1981

See also Carroll 1988

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Cryptoryctes Mesoscalops Oligoscalops Proscalops

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (23: Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Harrisonian of United States (6: Nebraska)

• Arikareean of United States (7: Montana, Nebraska, Wyoming)

• Oligocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan), United States (44: Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Eocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), United States (9: Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 93 collections including 100 occurrences

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