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Palaeosinopa nunavutensis Eberle and McKenna 2002 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Eutheria - Pantolestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 49686

Full reference: J. J. Eberle and M. C. McKenna. 2002. Early Eocene Leptictida, Pantolesta, Creodonta, Carnivora, and Mesonychidae (Mammalia) from the Eureka Sound Group, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 39(6):899-910

Belongs to Palaeosinopa according to J. J. Eberle and M. C. McKenna 2002

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

Type specimen: CMN 30810, a tooth (Rm2). Its type locality is Ellesmere Island (Lower), which is in a Wasatchian deltaic horizon in the Margaret Formation of Canada.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore