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Leptictis Leidy 1868 (eutherian)

Osteichthyes - Leptictida - Leptictidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40260

Synonyms: Ictidops Winge 1917 (no. 47337), Ictops Leidy 1868 (no. 47340), Isacis Cope 1873 (no. 47366), Isacus Cope 1873 (no. 339438), Mesodectes Cope 1875 (no. 48341), Nanohyus Leidy 1869 (no. 48985)

Parent taxon: Leptictinae according to T. J. Meehan and L. D. Martin 2010

Sister taxa: Blacktops, Hypictops, Megaleptictis, Myrmecoboides

Subtaxa: Ictops major, Isacis caniculus, Leptictis acutidens, Leptictis bullatus, Leptictis dakotensis, Leptictis douglassi, Leptictis haydeni, Leptictis montanus, Leptictis thomsoni, Leptictis wilsoni

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Type: Leptictis haydeni

Ecology: scansorial insectivore