Bryanictis microlestes Simpson 1935

Mammalia - Ferae - Viverravidae

Alternative combinations: Didymictis microlestes, Protictis microlestes

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1935. New Paleocene mammals from the Fort Union of Montana. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 83:221-244

Belongs to Bryanictis according to T. J. Meehan and R. W. Wilson 2002

See also Flynn and Galiano 1982, Fox and Youzwyshyn 1994, Gingerich and Winkler 1985, MacIntyre 1966, Rose 1981, Scott et al. 2013 and Simpson 1935

Sister taxon: Bryanictis paulus

Type specimen: UNSM 9302, a mandible (left dentary with p4-m2). Its type locality is Gidley Quarry, which is in a Torrejonian terrestrial horizon in the Fort Union Formation of Montana.

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (1: Alberta collection), United States (16: Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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