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Tanzanycteris mannardi Gunnell et al. 2003 (bat)

Osteichthyes - Microchiroptera - Tanzanycterididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 134910

Full reference: G. F. Gunnell, B. F. Jacobs, P. S. Herendeen, J. J. Head, E. Kowalski, C. P. Msuya, F. A. Mizambwa, T. Harrison, J. Habersetzer and G. Storch. 2003. Oldest placental mammal from sub-Saharan Africa: Eocene microbat from Tanzania - evidence for early evolution of sophisticated echolocation. Palaeontologia Electronica 5(2):1-10

Belongs to Tanzanycteris according to G. F. Gunnell et al. 2003

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: TNM MP-207, a partial skeleton (partial skeleton including skull, axial skeleton anterior to sacrum, partial left and right humeri, and partial left radius). Its type locality is Mahenge, which is in a Lutetian crater lake mudstone/shale in Tanzania.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore