Cimexomys Sloan and Van Valen 1965 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata

Full reference: R. E. Sloan and L. Van Valen. 1965. Cretaceous mammals from Montana. Science 148(3667):220-227

Parent taxon: Cimolodonta according to Z. Kielan-Jaworowska and J. H. Hurum 2001

See also Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska 1979, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, McKenna and Bell 1997, Middleton and Dewar 2004 and Sloan and Van Valen 1965

Sister taxa: Argentodites, Boffiidae, Bryceomys, Cedaromys, Cimolomyidae, Corriebaataridae, Dakotamys, Djadochtatherioidea, Eucosmodontidae, Kogaionidae, Microcosmodontidae, Neoplagiaulacidae, Paracimexomys, Ptilodontoidea, Taeniolabidoidea, Uzbekbaatar, Viridomys, Yubaatar

Subtaxa: Cimexomys antiquus Cimexomys arapahoensis Cimexomys gregoryi Cimexomys hausoi Cimexomys minor

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Ecology: arboreal herbivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan collections), United States (19: Colorado, Montana)

• Cretaceous of Canada (7: Alberta), United States (15: Montana, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 43 collections including 46 occurrences

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