Centetodon bembicophagus Lillegraven et al. 1981 (placental)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Geolabididae

Full reference: J. A. Lillegraven, M. C. McKenna, and L. Kristalka. 1981. Evolutionary relationships of middle Eocene and younger species of Centetodon (Mammalia, Insectivora, Geolabididae) with a description of the dentition of Ankylodon (Adapisoricidae). University of Wyoming Publication 45:1-115

Belongs to Centetodon according to J. A. Lillegraven et al. 1981

Sister taxa: Centetodon aztecus, Centetodon bacchanalis, Centetodon chadronensis, Centetodon divaricatus, Centetodon hendryi, Centetodon kuenzii, Centetodon magnus, Centetodon marginalis, Centetodon neashami, Centetodon patratus, Centetodon pulcher, Centetodon wolffi, Protictops alticuspidens

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (19: California, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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