†family Plagiomenidae Matthew 1918 (placental)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Plagiomenidae

Parent taxon: Sundatheria according to J. I. Bloch et al. 2007

See also McKenna and Bell 1997 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxon: Scandentia

Subtaxa: Ellesmene Plagiomeninae Thylacaelurinae

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Canada (5: British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan collections), United States (4: Nebraska, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of Canada (1: Alberta), United States (3: Montana, Wyoming)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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