Didymictis dellensis Dorr 1952 (placental)

Mammalia - Ferae - Viverravidae

Alternative combination: Protictis dellensis

Belongs to Didymictis according to R. Secord 2008

See also Gingerich and Winkler 1985 and Polly 1997

Sister taxa: Didymictis altidens, Didymictis leptomylus, Didymictis protenus, Didymictis proteus, Didymictis vancleveae

Type specimen: Its type locality is Dell Creek Quarry, which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial horizon in the Hoback Formation of Wyoming

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (16: Wyoming)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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