Gracilocyon solei Smith and Smith 2010 (placental)

Mammalia - Ferae

Full reference: T. Smith and R. Smith. 2010. A new genus of "miacid" carnivoran from the earliest Eocene of Europe and North America. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 55(4):761-764

Belongs to Gracilocyon according to F. Solé et al. 2016

See also Smith and Smith 2010

Sister taxa: Gracilocyon igniculus, Gracilocyon rosei, Gracilocyon rundlei, Gracilocyon winkleri

Type specimen: IRSNB M1327 (DIII314RS), a tooth (left M1). Its type locality is Dormaal, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in the Tienen Formation of Belgium.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Belgium (2 collections), France (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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