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Palaeogale dorothiae Macdonald 1963 (carnivoran)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora

PaleoDB taxon number: 49647

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 Palaeogale according to M. Morlo 1996

Sister taxa: Palaeogale felina, Palaeogale hyaenoides, Palaeogale minuta, Palaeogale praehyaenoides, Palaeogale sanguinarius, Palaeogale sectoria, Bunaelurus lagophagus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Sharps (SDSM V-5357), which is in a Geringian terrestrial horizon in the Sharps Formation of South Dakota

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 4.92 x 2.13