Palaeosinopa

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Palaeosinopa
Temporal range: 50–40 Ma
Middle Eocene
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Fossil from Wyoming
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Palaeosinopa

Matthew 1901
Restoration

Palaeosinopa is an extinct genus of semi-aquatic, non-placental eutherian mammals belonging to the family Pantolestidae.[1] Their diet consisted of other semi-aquatic life forms.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gingerich, P. D. (1980). "A New Species of Palaeosinopa (Insectivora: Pantolestidae) from the Late Paleocene of Western North America". Journal of Mammalogy. 61 (3): 449. doi:10.2307/1379838. JSTOR 1379838.