Parapternodus Bown and Schankler 1982 (placental)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Parapternodontidae

Full reference: T. M. Bown and D. Schankler. 1982. A review of the Proteutheria and Insectivora of the Willwood Formation (Lower Eocene), Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. United States Geological Survey Bulletin 1523:1-79

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

See also Asher et al. 2002, Bown and Schankler 1982, Lopatin 2003 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxon: Koniaryctes

Subtaxa: Parapternodus antiquus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore


• Eocene of United States (4: Wyoming collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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