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Protictis agastor Gingerich and Winkler 1985 (placental)

Mammalia - Ferae - Viverravidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50956

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich and D. A. Winkler. 1985. Systematics of Paleocene Viverravidae (Mammalia, Carnivora) in the Bighorn Basin and Clark's Fork Basin, Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 27(4):87-128

Belongs to Protictis according to P. D. Gingerich and D. A. Winkler 1985

Sister taxa: Protictis (Bryanictis), Protictis (Protictis), Protictis (Protictoides), Protictis haydenianus, Protictis minor, Protictis paralus, Protictis simpsoni

Type specimen: Its type locality is Cedar Point Quarry, which is in a Tiffanian fluvial-lacustrine siliciclastic in the Fort Union Formation of Wyoming

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): P4 9.10 x 6.50, M1 5.50 x 8.90, M2 5.50 x 2.80, p4 7.80 x 3.30, m1 7.06 x 4.80, m2 4.70 x 2.80