Alternative combination: Paracimexomys bestia
Full reference: J. G. Eaton and M. E. Nelson. 1991. Multituberculate mammals from the Lower Cretaceous Cedar Mountain Formation, San Rafael Swell, Utah. Contributions to Geology, University of Wyoming 29(1):1-12
Belongs to Cedaromys according to J. G. Eaton and R. L. Cifelli 2001
See also Eaton and Nelson 1991 and Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004
Sister taxa: Cedaromys minimus, Cedaromys parvus
Type specimen: MNA V5658. Its type locality is Mussentuchit (OMNH V823), which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial horizon in the Cedar Mountain Formation of Utah.
Ecology: arboreal herbivore
• Cretaceous of United States (9: Utah collections)
Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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