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Palaeosinopa reclusum Rankin 2014 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Eutheria - Pantolestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 356538

Full reference: B. D. Rankin. 2014. New pantolestids (Mammalia, Eutheria) from the late Paleocene (late middle Tiffanian) Roche Percée local fauna, southeastern Saskatchewan, Canada. Journal of Paleontology 88(6):1199-1211

Belongs to Palaeosinopa according to B. D. Rankin 2014

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

Type specimen: UALVP 51088, a mandible (incomplete right dentary containing p2, p4, and m1–m3). Its type locality is Roche Percée, which is in a Tiffanian alluvial fan sandstone/siltstone in the Ravenscrag Formation of Canada.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore