Alternative combination: Protictis laytoni
Synonym: Viverravus bowni Gingerich 1987
Full reference: P. D. Gingerich and D. A. Winkler. 1985. Systematics of Paleocene Viverravidae (Mammalia, Carnivora) in the Bighorn Basin and Clark's Fork Basin, Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 27(4):87-128
Sister taxa: Viverravus acutus, Viverravus gracilis, Viverravus lawsoni, Viverravus lutosus, Viverravus minutus, Viverravus nitidus, Viverravus politus, Viverravus rosei, Viverravus schaffi, Viverravus sicarius
- Viverravus laytoni: Its type locality is Princeton Quarry, which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial horizon in the Polecat Bench Formation of Wyoming
- Viverravus bowni: UM 76928, a mandible (left dentary with impression of Pe and crowns of M1-2). Its type locality is Discovery Site, which is in a Clarkforkian wet floodplain wackestone in the Willwood Formation of Wyoming.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore
Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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