Uintacyon massetericus Cope 1882 (placental)

Mammalia - Ferae

Alternative combinations: Didymictis massetericus, Viverravus massetericus

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1882. Contributions to the history of the Vertebrata of the lower Eocene of Wyoming and New Mexico, made during 1881. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 20(111):139-197

Belongs to Uintacyon according to W. D. Matthew and W. Granger 1915

See also Cope 1882, Hay 1902, Matthew 1909 and Scott 1892

Sister taxa: Uintacyon acutus, Uintacyon asodes, Uintacyon gingerichi, Uintacyon hookeri, Uintacyon jugulans, Uintacyon rudis

Ecology: arboreal carnivore-omnivore


• Eocene of United States (12: Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming collections)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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