Meniscoessus Cope 1882 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Cimolomyidae

Synonyms: Dipriodon Marsh 1889, Halodon Marsh 1889, Oracodon Marsh 1889, Selenacodon Marsh 1889

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1882. Mammalia in the Laramie Formation. The American Naturalist 16:830-831

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

See also Alroy 2002, Clemens 1964, Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska 1979, Donohue et al. 2013, Hay 1902, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, Lillegraven 1987, Lillegraven and McKenna 1986, Marsh 1889, Marsh 1889, Marsh 1892, McKenna and Bell 1997, Montellano 1992, Osborn 1893, Sahni 1972, Simpson 1927, Simpson 1929, Simpson 1936, Sloan and Van Valen 1965, Wilson et al. 2010 and Wood and Ormsbee 1954

Sister taxa: Buginbaatar, Cimolomys, Essonodon, Paressonodon

Subtaxa: Meniscoessus collomensis Meniscoessus conquistus Meniscoessus ferox Meniscoessus intermedius Meniscoessus major Meniscoessus robustus Meniscoessus seminoensis

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Type: Meniscoessus conquistus

Ecology: arboreal herbivore


• Cretaceous of Canada (16: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), United States (128: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 144 collections including 165 occurrences

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