Lycopsis longirostrus Marshall 1977 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Sparassodonta

Full reference: L. G. Marshall. 1977. A New Species of Lycopsis (Borhyaenidae: Marsupialia) from the La Venta Fauna (Late Miocene) of Colombia, South America. Journal of Paleontology 51(3):633-642

Belongs to Lycopsis according to L. G. Marshall 1979

See also Marshall 1977

Sister taxa: Lycopsis padillai, Lycopsis torresi, Lycopsis viverensis

Type specimen: UCMP 38061, a partial skeleton (Upper P1)

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): Canine crown diameter 8.89, Condyloid process diameter 8.20

Distribution:

• Miocene of Colombia (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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