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Vulpavus palustris Marsh 1871 (carnivoran)

Mammalia - Carnivora

PaleoDB taxon number: 52680

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1871. Notice of some new fossil mammals and birds from the Tertiary formation of the West. American Journal of Science 2(8):120-127

Belongs to Vulpavus according to O. P. Hay 1902

Sister taxa: Vulpavus (Phlaodectes), Vulpavus australis, Vulpavus canavus, Vulpavus completus, Vulpavus farsonensis, Vulpavus hargeri, Vulpavus profectus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Grizzly Buttes, which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 6.70 x 4.30