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Ricardocifellia protocenica Paula Couto 1952 (placental)

Mammalia - Placentalia - Didolodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 326753

Alternative combinations: Depaulacoutoia protocenica, Ernestokokenia protocenica, Paulacoutoia protocenica

Full reference: C. d. Paula Couto. 1952. Fossil mammals from the beginning of the Cenozoic in Brazil. Condylarthra, Litopterna, Xenungulata, and Astrapotheria. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 99(6):355-394

Belongs to Ricardocifellia according to A. Mones 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNRJ 1430-V, a maxilla (Fragment of left maxilla). Its type locality is São José de Itaborai, which is in a Paleocene/Eocene fissure fill marl in Brazil.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore