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Metapterodon schlosseri Holroyd 1999 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 80837

Alternative combination: Falcatodon schlosseri

Full reference: P. A. Holroyd. 1999. New Pterodontinae (Creodonta: Hyaenodontidae) from the late Eocene-early Oligocene Jebel Qatrani Formation, Fayum province, Egypt. PaleoBios 19(2):1-18

Belongs to Metapterodon according to P. A. Holroyd 1999

Sister taxa: Metapterodon brachycephalus, Metapterodon kaiseri, Metapterodon markgrafi, Metapterodon stromeri

Type specimen: DPC 4877. Its type locality is Quarry V (Jebel Qatrani Formation), which is in a Rupelian fluvial sandstone/mudstone in the Jebel Qatrani Formation of Egypt.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore