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Leptictis Leidy 1868 (eutherian)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes - 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)

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: ground dwelling insectivore-carnivore