Bolodon falconeri Owen 1871 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Plagiaulacidae

Alternative combinations: Ctenacodon falconeri, Plagiaulax falconeri

Full reference: R. Owen. 1871. Fossil Mammalia of the Mesozoic formations. Palaeontographical Society Monographs 24(110):1-115

Belongs to Bolodon according to Z. Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004

See also Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska 1979, Owen 1871 and Simpson 1928

Sister taxa: Bolodon crassidens, Bolodon elongatus, Bolodon hydei, Bolodon minor, Bolodon osborni

Type specimen: 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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