Sinopa major Wortman 1902 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae

Alternative combination: Proviverra major

Full reference: J. L. Wortman. 1902. Studies of Eocene Mammalia in the Marsh Collection, Peabody Museum. The American Journal of Science, series 4 14(79):17-23

Belongs to Sinopa according to M. Morlo et al. 2014

See also Alroy 2002, Gustafson 1986, Van Valen 1965 and Wortman 1902

Sister taxa: Sinopa aculeatus, Sinopa ethiopica, Sinopa eximia, Sinopa grangeri, Sinopa insectivorus, Sinopa jilinia, Sinopa lania, Sinopa minor, Sinopa pungens, Sinopa rapax, Sinopa viverrinus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Church Buttes, which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Eocene of United States (6: Texas, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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