Pararyctes pattersoni Van Valen 1966 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Proteutheria - Palaeoryctidae

Full reference: L. Van Valen. 1966. Deltatheridia, a new order of Mammals. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 132(1):1-126

Belongs to Pararyctes according to L. Van Valen 1966

Sister taxon: Pararyctes rutherfordi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Saddle, which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial horizon in Wyoming

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore


• Paleocene of Canada (7: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), United States (4: Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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