Thylacodon montanensis Williamson et al. 2012 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Theriiformes - Herpetotheriidae

Full reference: T. E. Williamson, S. L. Brusatte, T. D. Carr, A. Weil, and B. R. Standhardt. 2012. The phylogeny and evolution of Cretaceous–Palaeogene metatherians: cladistic analysis and description of new early Palaeocene specimens from the Nacimiento Formation, New Mexico. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 10(4):625-651

Belongs to Thylacodon according to T. E. Williamson et al. 2012

Sister taxon: Thylacodon pusillus

Type specimen: UCMP 117770, a tooth (Left M3). Its type locality is Worm Coulee 1, which is in a Puercan coarse channel fill sandstone in the Tullock Formation of Montana.

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (3: Colorado, Montana collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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