Pontifactor West 1974 (placental)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Nyctitheriidae

Full reference: R. M. West. 1974.  New North American Middle Eocene Nyctithere (Mammalia, Insectivora). Journal of Paleontology 48(5):983-987

Parent taxon: Placentidentinae according to K. C. Beard and M. R. Dawson 2009

See also Carroll 1988, Hooker 1986, Lopatin 2006 and West 1974

Sister taxa: Placentidens, Wyonycteris

Subtaxa: Pontifactor bestiola

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (1 collection), United States (6: Wyoming)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Wyoming)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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