†family Pantolestidae Cope 1884 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Cimolesta - Pantolestidae

Synonym: Dyspternidae Kretzoi 1943

Parent taxon: Pantolesta according to K. D. Rose et al. 2012

See also Cope 1889, Gazin 1969, Gregory 1910, Hay 1902, Hooker 1986, Jaekel 1911, McKenna and Bell 1997, Scott et al. 2002 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Aatotomus Androconus Bessoecetor Bogdia Buxolestes Dyspterninae Leptonysson Palaeosinopa Pantolestinae Pantomimus Premontrelestes Propalaeosinopa Thelysia

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Type: Pantolestes

Ecology: amphibious piscivore-durophage

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Belgium (1 collection)

• Eocene of Belgium (1), Canada (2: Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan), France (5), Kazakhstan (2), Mongolia (2), the United Kingdom (10), United States (106: Arkansas, Colorado, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Virginia, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of Canada (21: Alberta, Saskatchewan), France (1), Mongolia (1), United States (48: Montana, North Dakota, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 200 collections including 234 occurrences

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