Dakotadens pertritus Cifelli et al. 2016 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Theriamorpha

Full reference: R. L. Cifelli, J. E. Cohen, and B. M. Davis. 2016. New tribosphenic mammals from the Mussentuchit Local Fauna (Cedar Mountain Formation, Cenomanian), Utah, USA. Palaeontologia Polonica 67:67-81

Belongs to Dakotadens according to R. L. Cifelli et al. 2016

Sister taxon: Dakotadens morrowi

Type specimen: OMNH 33247, a tooth (left upper molar, lacking protocone). Its type locality is OMNH V695, Mussentuchit, which is in a Cenomanian floodplain sandstone in the Cedar Mountain Formation of Utah.

Ecology: scansorial omnivore


• Cretaceous of United States (6: Utah collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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