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Oxyclaenus pugnax Simpson 1935 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Acreodi

PaleoDB taxon number: 49553

Alternative combinations: Chriacus pugnax, Thangorodrim pugnax

Synonym: Thangorodrim thalion Van Valen 1978 (taxon 52243)

Belongs to Oxyclaenus according to S. F. Robison 1986

Sister taxa: Oxyclaenus corax, Oxyclaenus cuspidatus, Oxyclaenus subbituminus, Microclaenodon assurgens

Type specimens:

  • Oxyclaenus pugnax: Its type locality is Simpson Loc78 (lower Lebo), which is in a Torrejonian terrestrial horizon in the Lebo Formation of Montana.
  • Thangorodrim thalion:

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 7.09 x 5.64