Procerberus formicarum Sloan and Van Valen 1965 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Cimolesta - Cimolestidae

Full reference: R. E. Sloan and L. Van Valen. 1965. Cretaceous mammals from Montana. Science 148(3667):220-227

Belongs to Procerberus according to D. L. Rook et al. 2010

See also Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 1979, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004 and Sloan and Van Valen 1965

Sister taxa: Procerberus andesiticus, Procerberus grandis, Procerberus plutonis

Type specimen: U.M.V.P. 1460, a mandible (lower jaw fragment with P3, P4, and M1). Its type locality is Bug Creek Anthills, which is in a Puercan terrestrial horizon in the Hell Creek Formation of Montana.

Ecology: scansorial carnivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (25: Montana, Wyoming)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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