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Proscalops evelynae Macdonald 1963 (placental)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes - Proscalopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50877

Alternative combination: Domninoides evelynae

Full reference: J. R. Macdonald. 1963. The Miocene faunas from the Wounded Knee area of western South Dakota. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 125(3):139-238

Belongs to Proscalops according to A. D. Barnosky 1981

Sister taxa: Proscalops intermedius, Proscalops miocaenus, Proscalops secundus, Proscalops tertius

Type specimen: SDSM 53381, a mandible (right posterior mandible with M2-M3). Its type locality is Sharps (SDSM V-5354), which is in a Geringian terrestrial horizon in the Sharps Formation of South Dakota.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore