Micropternodus Matthew 1903 (placental)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Micropternodontidae

Synonym: Kentrogomphios White 1954

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1903. The fauna of the Titanotherium Beds at Pipestone Springs, Montana. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 19(6):197-226

Parent taxon: Micropternodontinae according to A. V. Lopatin 2006

See also Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988, Matthew 1903, Ostrander 1983, Ostrander 1987, Reed 1961, Reed and Turnbull 1965, Russell 1960, Stirton and Rensberger 1964, Van Valen 1966, Van Valen 1967 and White 1954

Sister taxa: Clinopternodus, Sinosinopa

Subtaxa: Micropternodus borealis Micropternodus montrosensis Micropternodus morgani Micropternodus strophensis

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Type: Micropternodus borealis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Arikareean of United States (1: Oregon collection)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Wyoming)

• Eocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), United States (15: Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 18 collections including 20 occurrences

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