Docodon superus Simpson 1929 (dodocont)

Osteichthyes - Docodonta - Docodontidae

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1929. American Mesozoic Mammalia. Memoirs of the Peabody Museum of Yale University 3(1):1-171

Belongs to Docodon according to G. G. Simpson 1929

See also Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004 and Kron 1979

Sister taxa: Docodon apoxys, Docodon striatus, Docodon victor

Type specimen: YPM 10647, a maxilla (right maxilla with canine and M1-5). Its type locality is Quarry 9, Como Bluff (YPM), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian fluvial-lacustrine mudstone/sandstone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution: found only at Quarry 9, Como Bluff (YPM)

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