Centetodon kuenzii 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 bembicophagus, Centetodon chadronensis, Centetodon divaricatus, Centetodon hendryi, Centetodon magnus, Centetodon marginalis, Centetodon neashami, Centetodon patratus, Centetodon pulcher, Centetodon wolffi, Protictops alticuspidens

Type specimen: Its type locality is Pipestone Springs, which is in a Chadronian terrestrial claystone in the Renova Formation of Montana

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (1: Montana collection)

• Eocene of United States (7: Montana)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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