Leptarctus supremus Lim et al. 2001 (mustelid carnivore)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

Full reference: J. -D. Lim, L. D. Martin, and R. W. Wilson. 2001. A new species of Leptarctus (Carnivora, Mustelidae) from the late Miocene of Texas. Journal of Paleontology 75(5):1043-1046

Belongs to Leptarctus according to W. W. Korth and J. A. Baskin 2009

See also Lim et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Leptarctus (Pseudoleptarctus), Leptarctus ancipidens, Leptarctus martini, Leptarctus mummorum, Leptarctus neimenguensis, Leptarctus oregonensis, Leptarctus primus, Leptarctus progressus, Leptarctus webbi, Leptarctus woodburnei, Leptarctus wortmani

Type specimen: AMNH 22299, a partial skull (incomplete skull with right M1 and left P4-M1 preserved). Its type locality is Box T, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in Texas.

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution: found only at Box T

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