Quadrodens wilsoni Macdonald 1970 (mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Synonym: Palaeoscalopus pineridgensis Macdonald 1970

Full reference: J. R. Macdonald. 1970. Review of the Miocene Wounded Knee faunas of southwestern South Dakota. Bulletin of the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, Science 8:165-82

Belongs to Quadrodens according to J. R. Macdonald 1970

See also Hutchison 1972

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Quadrodens wilsoni: Its type locality is Sharps (SDSM V-5359), which is in a Geringian terrestrial horizon in the Sharps Formation of South Dakota
  • Palaeoscalopus pineridgensis: Its type locality is Sharps (SDSM V-5360), which is in a Geringian terrestrial horizon in the Sharps Formation of South Dakota.

Ecology: fossorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (4: South Dakota collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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