Nesophontidae

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Nesophontidae

[‚nes·ə′fän·tə‚dē]
(paleontology)
An extinct family of large, shrewlike lipotyphlans from the Cenozoic found in the West Indies.
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7): Blackbone Cave, Nesophontes Cave, Bee's Cueva Clara, and San Miguel Cave.
Tufts of hair and pieces of bone have been preserved in amber that belonged to an insect-loving rodent of the genus Nesophontes.