Pararyctes Van Valen 1966 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Cimolesta - Palaeoryctidae

Full reference: L. Van Valen. 1966. Deltatheridia, a new order of Mammals. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 132(1):1-126

Parent taxon: Palaeoryctidae according to M. T. Silcox et al. 2010

See also Lopatin 2006, McKenna and Bell 1997, Scott et al. 2002, Van Valen 1966 and Van Valen 1967

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

Subtaxa: Pararyctes pattersoni Pararyctes rutherfordi

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Type: Pararyctes pattersoni

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore


• Eocene of United States (1: Wyoming collection)

• Paleocene of Canada (11: Alberta, Saskatchewan), United States (6: Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 18 collections including 19 occurrences

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