Essonodon Simpson 1927 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Cimolomyidae

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1927. Mammalian Fauna of the Hell Creek Formation of Montana. American Museum Novitates 267:1-8

Parent taxon: Cimolomyidae 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, Simpson 1927, Simpson 1929 and Sloan and Van Valen 1965

Sister taxa: Buginbaatar, Cimolomys, Meniscoessus, Paressonodon

Subtaxa: Essonodon browni

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Ecology: arboreal herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (21: Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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