Plagiomene Matthew 1918 (colugo)

Mammalia - Dermoptera

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1918. A revision of the Lower Eocene Wasatch and Wind River faunas. Part V. Insectivora (Continued), Glires, Edentata. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 38(16):429-483

Parent taxon: Dermoptera according to G. F. Gunnell 1989

See also Matthew 1918, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxa: Dermotherium, Elpidophorus, Eudermoptera, Galeopithecoidea, Planetetherium, Worlandia

Subtaxa: Plagiomene accola Plagiomene multicuspis Plagiomene zalmouti

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Type: Plagiomene multicuspis

Ecology: arboreal folivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Canada (1: Northwest Territories collection), United States (25: Wyoming)

• Paleocene of United States (8: Wyoming)

Total: 34 collections each including a single occurrence

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