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Palaeosinopa aestuarium Beard and Dawson 2009 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Eutheria - Pantolestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 159148

Full reference: K. C. Beard and M. R. Dawson. 2009. Early Wasatchian mammals of the Red Hot local fauna, uppermost Tuscahoma Formation, Lauderdale County, Mississippi. Annals of Carnegie Museum 78(3):193-243

Belongs to Palaeosinopa according to K. C. Beard and M. R. Dawson 2009

Sister taxa: Palaeosinopa didelphoides, Palaeosinopa dorri, Palaeosinopa incerta, Palaeosinopa lacus, Palaeosinopa lutreola, Palaeosinopa nunavutensis, Palaeosinopa reclusum, Palaeosinopa russelli, Palaeosinopa veterrima

Type specimen: CM 67868, a tooth (left m2). Its type locality is Red Hot, which is in a Wasatchian estuary/bay sandstone in the Tuscahoma Formation of Mississippi.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore