Leptacodon munusculum Simpson 1935 (placental)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Nyctitheriidae

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 Leptacodon according to G. G. Simpson 1935

Sister taxa: Leptacodon acherontus, Leptacodon catulus, Leptacodon choristus, Leptacodon donkroni, Leptacodon minutulus, Leptacodon nascimentoi, Leptacodon packi, Leptacodon proserpinae, Leptacodon tener

Type specimen: Its type locality is Gidley Quarry, which is in a Torrejonian terrestrial horizon in the Fort Union Formation of Montana

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (3: Alberta collections), United States (6: Montana, Wyoming)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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