Lycopsis

Name: Lycopsis.
Phonetic: Ly-kop-sis.
Named By: Cabrera‭ ‬-‭ ‬1927.
Synonyms: Anatherium oxyrhynchus.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Metatheria,‭ ‬Sparassodonta,‭ ‬Borhyaenoidea.
Species: L.‭ ‬torresi‭ (‬type‭)‬,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬longirostrus,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬viverensis‭ ‬.
Diet: Carnivore‭?
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Argentina.‭ ‬Colombia.
Time period: Miocene.
Fossil representation: Several individuals.

       Lycopsis is a genus of borhyaenoid mammal that lived in South America during the Miocene.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A New Species of Lycopsis‭ (‬Borhyaenidae:‭ ‬Marsupialia‭) ‬from the La Venta Fauna‭ (‬Late Miocene‭) ‬of Colombia,‭ ‬South America.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Paleontology‭ ‬51‭(‬3‭)‬:633-642.‭ ‬-‭ ‬L.‭ ‬G.‭ ‬Marshall‭ ‬-‭ ‬1977.
-‭ ‬New clues for understanding Neogene marsupial radiation.‭ ‬Vertebrate Paleontology in the Neotropics.‭ & ‬The Miocene fauna of La Venta,‭ ‬Colombia‭ ‬187-206.‭ ‬-‭ ‬F.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Goin‭ ‬-‭ ‬1997.
- Una nueva especie de Lycopsis‭ (‬Metatheria,‭ ‬Prothylacyninae‭) ‬de la Formación Arroyo Chasicó‭ (‬Mioceno Tardío‭) ‬de la provincia de Buenos Aires.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Ameghiniana‭ ‬40‭(‬2‭)‬:249-253.‭ ‬-‭ ‬A.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Forasiepi,‭ ‬F.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Goin‭ & ‬V.‭ ‬Martino‭ ‬-‭ ‬2003.
-‭ ‬Insights into the Neotropics prior to the Great American Biotic Interchange:‭ ‬new evidence of mammalian predators from the Miocene of northern Colombia.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology‭ ‬36‭(‬1‭)‬:e1029581.‭ ‬-‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Suarez,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Forsiepi,‭ ‬F.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Goin‭ & ‬C.‭ ‬Jaramillo‭ ‬-‭ ‬2016.



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