Plagiaulax becklesii Falconer 1857 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Plagiaulacidae

Synonym: Plagiaulax medius Owen 1871

Belongs to Plagiaulax according to G. G. Simpson 1928

See also Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska 1979, Hahn 1971, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004 and Owen 1871

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Plagiaulax becklesii: BMNH 47731, a mandible (partial right mandible). Its type locality is Mammal Bed, Durlston Bay (DB83), which is in a Berriasian marine horizon in the Lulworth Formation of the United Kingdom.
  • Plagiaulax medius: BMNH 47728, a mandible (left mandible). Its type locality is Mammal Bed, Durlston Bay (DB83), which is in a Berriasian marine horizon in the Lulworth Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: arboreal herbivore

Distribution: found only at Mammal Bed, Durlston Bay (DB83)

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