Dorraletes Gingerich 1983 (elephant shrew)

Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich. 1983. New Adapisoricidae, Pentacodontidae, and Hyopsodontidae (Mammalia, Insectivora and Condylarthra) from the late Paleocene ofWyoming and Colorado. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 26(11):227-255

Parent taxon: Apheliscidae according to S. P. Zack et al. 2005

See also Archibald 1998, Carroll 1988 and Gingerich 1983

Sister taxa: Aletodon, Apheliscinae, Apheliscus, Gingerichia, Haplaletes, Haplomylus, Litomylus, Louisininae, Phenacodaptes, Utemylus

Subtaxa: Dorraletes diminutivus

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Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore


• Paleocene of United States (5: Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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