Bassariscus parvus Hall 1927 (ringtail)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Procyonidae

Full reference: E. R. Hall. 1927. Species of the mammalian subfamily Bassaricinae. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences 16(11):435-448

Belongs to Bassariscus according to J. A. Baskin 2004

See also Hall 1927 and Voorhies 1990

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

Type specimen: UCMP V-19768, a mandible (left mandible with broken p2 and p3, p4-m1). Its type locality is Stewart Spring, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in the Esmeralda Formation of Nevada.

Ecology: arboreal frugivore-carnivore


• Miocene of United States (2: New Mexico collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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