Leptoplesictis namibiensis Morales et al. 2008 (civet)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Viverridae

Full reference: J. Morales, M. Pickford, and M. J. Salesa. 2008. Creodonta and Carnivora from the Early Miocene of the Northern Sperrgebiet, Namibia. Memoir of the Geological Survey of Namibia 20:291-310

Belongs to Leptoplesictis according to J. Morales et al. 2008

Sister taxon: Leptoplesictis senutae

Type specimen: LT 50’07, a tooth (right m/1). Its type locality is Langental, which is in a Miocene terrestrial marl in Namibia.

Ecology: scansorial carnivore-insectivore

Distribution: found only at Langental

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