Protoproviverra palaeonictides Lemoine 1880 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Sparassodonta

Alternative combination: Proviverra palaeonictides

Synonym: Protoviverra pomelii Lemoine 1891 [objective synonym]

Belongs to Protoproviverra according to F. Solé et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Sipalocyon externus, Sipalocyon gracilis, Sipalocyon obusta, Amphiproviverra manzaniana, Amphiproviverra obtusa

Type specimens:

  • Protoproviverra palaeonictides: MNHN.F.Al5155, a mandible. Its type locality is Ay, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in France.
  • Protoviverra pomelii:

Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution: found only at Ay

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