Parectypodus Jepsen 1930 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae

Full reference: G. L. Jepsen. 1930. New Vertebrate Fossils from the Lower Eocene of the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 69(1):117-131

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

See also Jepsen 1930, Jepsen 1940, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, McKenna and Bell 1997, Scott et al. 2013, Sloan 1966, Sloan 1981 and Sloan and Van Valen 1965

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

Subtaxa: Parectypodus armstrongi Parectypodus clemensi Parectypodus corystes Parectypodus foxi Parectypodus lunatus Parectypodus sinclairi Parectypodus sloani Parectypodus sylviae Parectypodus trovessartianus Parectypodus vanvaleni

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Type: Parectypodus simpsoni

Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (27: Colorado, North Dakota, Wyoming collections)

• Paleocene of Canada (7: Alberta, Saskatchewan), United States (19: Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Saskatchewan)

Total: 54 collections including 60 occurrences

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