Leptictis thomsoni Matthew 1903 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Leptictida - Leptictidae

Alternative combination: Ictops thomsoni

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1903. The fauna of the Titanotherium Beds at Pipestone Springs, Montana. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 19(6):197-226

Belongs to Leptictis according to M. J. Novacek 1976

See also Matthew 1903

Sister taxa: Ictops major, Isacis caniculus, Leptictis acutidens, Leptictis bullatus, Leptictis dakotensis, Leptictis douglassi, Leptictis haydeni, Leptictis montanus, Leptictis wilsoni

Type specimen: AMNH 9606, a maxilla. Its type locality is Pipestone Springs, which is in a Chadronian terrestrial claystone in the Renova Formation of Montana.

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Leptictis thomsoni in the database

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