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Viverravus rosei Polly 1997 (placental)

Mammalia - Ferae - Viverravidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 52670

Full reference: P. D. Polly. 1997. Ancestry and Species Definition in Paleontology: A Stratocladistic Analysis of Paleocene-Eocene Viverravidae (Mammalia, Carnivora) from Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 30(1):1-53

Belongs to Viverravus according to P. D. Polly et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Viverravus acutus, Viverravus gracilis, Viverravus lawsoni, Viverravus laytoni, Viverravus lutosus, Viverravus minutus, Viverravus nitidus, Viverravus politus, Viverravus schaffi, Viverravus sicarius

Type specimen: Its type locality is SC-128, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Willwood Formation of Wyoming

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 3.06 x 1.74