Tytthaena parrisi Gingerich 1980 (creodont)

Mammalia - Creodonta - Oxyaenidae

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich. 1980. Tytthaena parrisi, Oldest Known Oxyaenid (Mammalia, Creodonta) from the Late Paleocene of Western North America. Journal of Paleontology 54(3):570-576

Belongs to Tytthaena according to P. D. Gingerich 1980

Sister taxon: Tytthaena lichna

Type specimen: Its type locality is Cedar Point Quarry, which is in a Tiffanian fluvial-lacustrine siliciclastic in the Fort Union Formation of Wyoming

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Paleocene of United States (2: Wyoming collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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