Patene Simpson 1935 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Sparassodonta

Synonym: Ischyrodidelphis Paula Couto 1952

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1935. Descriptions of the oldest known South American mammals, from the Rio Chico Formation. American Museum Novitates 793:1-25

Parent taxon: Hathlyacyninae according to L. G. Marshall 1981

See also Ladaveze and Muizon 2010, Marshall 1978, McKenna and Bell 1997, Oliveira and Goin 2011, Paula Couto 1952, Paula Couto 1952, Simpson 1935 and Simpson 1948

Sister taxa: Acyon, Acyonidae, Amphoproviverridae, Andinogale, Borhyaenidium, Chasicostylus, Cladictidae, Cladosictidae, Cladosictinae, Cladosictis, Contrerascynus, Notictis, Notocynus, Notogale, Perathereutes, Procladosictis, Pseudocladosictis, Pseudocladosictis determinabile, Pseudonotictis, Sallacyon, Sipalocyon

Subtaxa: Patene campbelli Patene coluapiensis Patene simpsoni

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Type: Patene coluapiensis

Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Argentina (4 collections), Peru (1)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Brazil (1)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 7 collections including 8 occurrences

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