Ectypodus Matthew and Granger 1921 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae

Synonym: Charlesmooria Kühne 1969

Full reference: W. D. Matthew and W. Granger. 1921. New genera of Paleocene mammals. American Museum Novitates 13:1-7

Parent taxon: Neoplagiaulacidae according to K. C. Beard and M. R. Dawson 2014

See also Gazin 1969, Gingerich 1987, Kielan-Jaworowska and Hurum 2001, Krause 1982, Kühne 1969, Matthew and Granger 1921, McKenna and Bell 1997, Rose et al. 2012, Sloan 1981 and Sloan and Van Valen 1965

Sister taxa: Cernaysia, Krauseia, Mesodma, Mesodmops, Mimetodon, Neoplagiaulax, Nidimys, Parectypodus, Parikimys, Xanclomys, Xyronomys

Subtaxa: Ectypodus aphronorus Ectypodus arctos Ectypodus childei Ectypodus laytoni Ectypodus lovei Ectypodus musculus Ectypodus powelli Ectypodus riansensis Ectypodus simpsoni Ectypodus szalayi Ectypodus tardus

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Type: Ectypodus musculus

Ecology: arboreal omnivore


• Eocene of Belgium (1 collection), Canada (6: Nunavut, Saskatchewan), France (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (48: Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of Canada (8: Alberta, Saskatchewan), United States (43: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 110 collections including 121 occurrences

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