Leptalestes krejcii Clemens 1966 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Theriiformes - Peradectidae

Alternative combination: Pediomys krejcii

Full reference: W. A. Clemens. 1966. Fossil mammals from the type Lance Formation, Wyoming. Part II. Marsupialia. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 62:1-122

Belongs to Leptalestes according to B. M. Davis 2007

See also Clemens 1966, Clemens 1979 and Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Leptalestes cooki, Leptalestes prokrejcii, Leptalestes toevsi

Type specimen: UCMP 51390, a maxilla (left fragmentary maxilla with P3 and M1-3)

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (4: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), United States (19: Montana, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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