Alphadon Simpson 1927 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Didelphimorphia - Alphadontidae

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1927. Mesozoic Mammalia. VIII. Genera of Lance mammals other than multituberculates. American Journal of Science 14(80):121-130

Parent taxon: Alphadontidae according to B. M. Davis 2007

See also Clemens 1979, Goin et al. 2006, Johanson 1995, Johanson 1996, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, Lillegraven and McKenna 1986, McKenna and Bell 1997, Simpson 1927, Simpson 1929, Sloan and Van Valen 1965, Williamson et al. 2012 and Wilson et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Albertatherium, Eoalphadon, Turgidodon

Subtaxa: Alphadon attaragos Alphadon eatoni Alphadon halleyi Alphadon marshi Alphadon perexiguus Alphadon sahnii Alphadon wilsoni

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Type: Eoalphadon clemensi

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Algeria (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Canada (8: Alberta, Saskatchewan), Portugal (1), United States (84: Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 94 collections including 106 occurrences

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