Prolimnocyon chowi Meng et al. 1998 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae

Full reference: J. Meng, R.-J. Zhai, and A. R. Wyss. 1998. The late Paleocene Bayan Ulan fauna of Inner Mongolia, China. Bulletin of Carnegie Museum of Natural History 34:148-185

Belongs to Prolimnocyon according to Meng et al. 1998

Sister taxa: Prolimnocyon antiquus, Prolimnocyon atavus, Prolimnocyon eerius, Prolimnocyon haematus

Type specimen: IVPP V11138, a mandible (left dentary with m2-3). Its type locality is Bayan Ulan site (lower 3 m), which is in a Paleocene terrestrial siltstone in the Nomogen Formation of China.

Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution: found only at Bayan Ulan site (lower 3 m)

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