Dissacus shanghoensis Chow et al. 1973 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Acreodi - Mesonychidae

Alternative combination: Dissacusium shanghoensis

Full reference: M. M. Chow, Y.-P. Chang, B.-Y. Wang and S.-Y. Ting. 1973. New mammalian genera and species from the Paleocene of Nanhsiung, N. Kwangtung. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 11(1):31-35

Belongs to Dissacus according to M. M. Chow et al. 1973

See also Chow et al. 1977

Sister taxa: Dissacus argenteus, Dissacus blayaci, Dissacus bohaiensis, Dissacus europaeus, Dissacus filholi, Dissacus indigenus, Dissacus magushanensis, Dissacus navajovius, Dissacus praenuntius, Dissacus progressus, Dissacus raslanloubatieri, Dissacus rotundus, Dissacus rougierae, Dissacus serior, Dissacus serratus, Dissacus willwoodensis, Dissacus zanabazari, Dissacus zengi

Type specimen: IVPP V4232. Its type locality is Linnania type, Nanxiong, which is in a Paleocene/Paleocene terrestrial mudstone in the Shanghu Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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