Simpsonictis tenuis Simpson 1935 (placental)

Mammalia - Ferae - Viverravidae

Alternative combinations: Didymictis tenuis, Protictis tenuis

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 Simpsonictis according to Meehan and Wilson 2002

See also Fox and Youzwyshyn 1994, Gingerich and Winkler 1985, MacIntyre 1962, MacIntyre 1966 and Simpson 1935

Sister taxa: Simpsonictis jaynanneae, Simpsonictis pegus

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

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Paleocene of Canada (1: Alberta collection), United States (3: Montana, Wyoming)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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