PaleoDB taxon number: 49261
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
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: SDSM 56105, a mandible (fragment of left mandible, with slightly worn m2-3.). Its type locality is Sharps (SDSM V-5360), which is in a Geringian terrestrial horizon in the Sharps Formation of South Dakota.
Ecology: semifossorial insectivore-carnivore