Viverravus minutus Wortman 1901 (placental)

Mammalia - Ferae - Viverravidae

Full reference: J. L. Wortman. 1901. Studies of Eocene Mammalia in the Marsh Collection, Peabody Museum. The American Journal of Science, series 4 12:143-154

Belongs to Viverravus according to J. L. Wortman 1901

Sister taxa: Viverravus acutus, Viverravus gracilis, Viverravus lawsoni, Viverravus laytoni, Viverravus lutosus, Viverravus nitidus, Viverravus politus, Viverravus rosei, Viverravus schaffi, Viverravus sicarius

Type specimen: Its type locality is Dry Creek (Lower Bridger), which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (15: Colorado, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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