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
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