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Valenia wilsoni Van Valen 1978 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Placentalia - Hyopsodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 52628

Alternative combination: Promioclaenus wilsoni

Full reference: L. M. Van Valen. 1978. The beginning of the Age of Mammals. Evolutionary Theory 4:45-80

Belongs to Valenia according to C. de Muizon and R. L. Cifelli 2000

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: KU 9446, a partial skull (associated rostrum with LP4-M3 and RP3-M2, right dentary with ?p1, p3-m2, and left dentary with p2-3 and trigonid of Lm1). Its type locality is Alamo Wash, which is in a Puercan terrestrial horizon in the Nacimiento Formation of New Mexico.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 3.14 x 2.57