Aceroryctes Rankin and Holroyd 2014 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Cimolesta - Palaeoryctidae

Full reference: B. D. Rankin and P. A. Holroyd. 2014. Aceroryctes dulcis, a new palaeoryctid (Mammalia, Eutheria) from the early Eocene of the Wasatch Formation of southwestern Wyoming, USA. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 51:919-926

Parent taxon: Palaeoryctidae according to B. D. Rankin and P. A. Holroyd 2014

Sister taxa: Aaptoryctes, Deltatheridiinae, Didelphodontinae, Eoryctes, Jarveia, Lainoryctes, Nuryctes, Ottoryctes, Palaeoryctes, Palaeoryctinae, Pararyctes, Pinoryctes, Voltaia

Subtaxa: Aceroryctes dulcis

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Type: Aceroryctes dulcis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (2: Wyoming collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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