Mesoscalops Reed 1960 (placental)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Proscalopidae

Full reference: K. M. Reed. 1960. Insectivores of the Middle Miocene Split Rock Local Fanna, Wyoming. Breviora 116

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

See also Carroll 1988, Reed 1960 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxa: Cryptoryctes, Oligoscalops, Proscalops

Subtaxa: Arctoryctes Arctoryctes terrenus Mesoscalops montanensis Mesoscalops scopelotemos

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Type: Mesoscalops scopelotemos

Ecology: scansorial insectivore


• Miocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (22: Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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