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Patene Simpson 1935 (metatherian)

Osteichthyes - Sparassodonta

PaleoDB taxon number: 40029

Synonym: Ischyrodidelphis Paula Couto 1952 (taxon 40075)

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1935. Descriptions of the oldest known South American mammals, from the Rio Chico Formation. American Museum Novitates 793:1-25

Parent taxon: Hathlyacyninae according to L. G. Marshall 1981

Sister taxa: Acyon, Acyonidae, Amphoproviverridae, Andinogale, Borhyaenidium, Chasicostylus, Cladictidae, Cladosictidae, Cladosictinae, Cladosictis, Contrerascynus, Notictis, Notocynus, Notogale, Perathereutes, Procladosictis, Pseudocladosictis, Pseudocladosictis determinabile, Pseudonotictis, Sallacyon, Sipalocyon

Subtaxa: Patene campbelli, Patene coluapiensis, Patene simpsoni

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Type: Patene coluapiensis

Ecology: scansorial carnivore