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Simpsonictis tenuis Simpson 1935 (placental)

Mammalia - Ferae - Viverravidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 51576

Alternative combinations: Didymictis tenuis, Protictis tenuis

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1935. New Paleocene mammals from the Fort Union of Montana. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 83:221-244

Belongs to Simpsonictis according to Meehan and Wilson 2002

Sister taxa: Simpsonictis jaynanneae, Simpsonictis pegus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Gidley Quarry, which is in a Torrejonian terrestrial horizon in the Fort Union Formation of Montana

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 2.88 x 1.86