Bassariscus ogallalae Hibbard 1933 (ringtail)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Procyonidae

Full reference: C. W. Hibbard. 1933. A new Bassariscus from the Lower Pliocene of Nebraska. University of Kansas Science Bulletin 21(7):273-278

Belongs to Bassariscus according to J. A. Baskin 2004

See also Hibbard 1933

Sister taxa: Bassariscus albipes, Bassariscus antiquus, Bassariscus astutus, Bassariscus casei, Bassariscus minimus, Bassariscus parvus, Bassariscus rexroadensis, Bassariscus sumichrasti

Type specimen: Its type locality is Feltz Ranch, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in Nebraska

Ecology: arboreal frugivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (2: Kansas, Nebraska collections)

• Miocene of United States (1: Kansas)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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