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Melaniella timosa Fox 1984 (placental)

Osteichthyes - Ferae

PaleoDB taxon number: 48066

Full reference: R. C. Fox. 1984. Melaniella timosa n. gen. and sp., an unusual mammal from the Paleocene of Alberta, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 21:1335-1338

Belongs to Melaniella according to R. C. Fox 1984

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UA 21509, a mandible (incomplete right dentary having a single premolariform tooth and an alveolus for an enlarged anterior tooth). Its type locality is Saxonella Locality, which is in a Ti3 lacustrine siltstone/shale in the Paskapoo Formation of Canada.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore