Vassacyon prieuri Solé et al. 2016 (placental)

Mammalia - Ferae

Full reference: F. Solé, T. Smith, E. De Bast, V. Codrea, and E. Gheerbrant. 2016. New carnivoraforms from the latest Paleocene of Europe and their bearing on the origin and radiation of Carnivoraformes (Carnivoramorpha, Mammalia). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 36(2):e1082480:1-19

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

Sister taxa: Vassacyon bowni, Vassacyon promicrodon, Vassacyon taxidiotis

Type specimen: Riv. PPV 0704, a mandible. Its type locality is Petit Pâtis, Rivecourt, which is in a Paleocene fluvial-lacustrine lignite in France.

Ecology: scansorial carnivore-omnivore

Distribution: found only at Petit Pâtis, Rivecourt

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