†family Leptictidae Gill 1872 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Leptictida - Leptictidae

Synonyms: Ictopsidae Schlosser 1887, Isacidae Cope 1874

Parent taxon: Leptictida according to W. A. Clemens 2015

See also Cope 1889, Gregory 1910, Hay 1902, Johnson 1966, McKenna and Bell 1997, Meehan and Martin 2010, Novacek 1976, Novacek et al. 1985, Silcox et al. 2010, Simpson 1927, Sloan and Van Valen 1965, Van Valen 1967, Velazco and Novacek 2016 and Wible et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Gypsonictopidae, Ictopsia

Subtaxa: Amphigyion Anomodon Asioictops Eoictops Gypsonictopinae Leptictinae Palaeictops Procerberinae Prodiacodon Pseudorhynchocyoninae Scileptictis

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Type: Leptictis

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Illinois collection)

• Oligocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan), United States (23: Colorado, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (1: South Dakota)

• Eocene of Canada (7: Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan), China (1), France (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (124: California, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of Canada (5: Alberta, Saskatchewan), United States (50: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 219 collections including 248 occurrences

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