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Leptoscaptor bavaricum Ziegler 2003 (mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 90814

Full reference: R. Ziegler. 2003. Moles (Talpidae) from the late Middle Miocene of South Germany. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 48(4):617-648

Belongs to Leptoscaptor according to R. Ziegler 2003

Sister taxon: Leptoscaptor robustior

Type specimen: NHMA P10-608/6 left dentary fragment with c, p2-m1, a mandible. Its type locality is Petersbuch 10, which is in a MN 7 + 8 fissure fill horizon in Germany.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore