Ocepeia grandis Gheerbrant et al. 2014 (placental)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida

Full reference: E. Gheerbrant, M. Amaghzaz, B. Bouya, F. Goussard, and C. Letenneur. 2014. Ocepeia (Middle Paleocene of Morocco): The Oldest Skull of an Afrotherian Mammal. PLoS One 9(2):e89739

Belongs to Ocepeia according to E. Gheerbrant et al. 2014

Sister taxon: Ocepeia daouiensis

Type specimen: MNHN.F PM37, a mandible (Fragment of right dentary). Its type locality is Ouled Abdoun (Ocepeia grandis), which is in a Selandian marine phosphorite in Morocco.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution: found only at Ouled Abdoun (Ocepeia grandis)

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Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.

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