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Wyonycteris Gingerich 1987 (placental)

Osteichthyes - Placentalia - Nyctitheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40506

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich. 1987. Early Eocene bats (Mammalia, Chiroptera) and other vertebrates in freshwater limestones of the Willlwood Formation, Clark's Fork Basin, Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 27(11):275-320

Parent taxon: Placentidentinae according to K. C. Beard and M. R. Dawson 2009

Sister taxa: Placentidens, Pontifactor

Subtaxa: Wyonycteris chalix, Wyonycteris galensis, Wyonycteris kingi, Wyonycteris microtis, Wyonycteris primitivus, Wyonycteris richardi

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Type: Wyonycteris chalix

Ecology: scansorial insectivore