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Icaronycteris sigei Smith et al. 2007 (bat)

Mammalia - Microchiroptera - Icaronycteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 178563

Full reference: T. Smith, R. S. Rana, P. Missiaen, K. D. Rose, A. Sahni, H. Singh, and L. Singh. 2007. High bat (Chiroptera) diversity in the Early Eocene of India. Naturwissenschaften 94(12):1003-1009

Belongs to Icaronycteris according to T. Smith et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Icaronycteris index, Icaronycteris menui

Type specimen: GU/RSR/VAS 137, a mandible (nearly complete left dentary with P3-M2). Its type locality is Vastan Lignite Mine, which is in a Ypresian lagoonal siltstone/claystone in the Cambay Shale Formation of India.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore