Apternodus Matthew 1903 (placental)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Apternodontidae

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: Apternodontidae according to A. V. Lopatin 2003

See also Alroy 2002, Asher et al. 2002, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxa: Apternodontinae, Asiapternodontinae, Iconapternodus, Oligoryctes, Oligoryctinae, Parapternodontinae

Subtaxa: Apternodus baladontus Apternodus brevirostris Apternodus dasophylakas Apternodus gregoryi Apternodus iliffensis Apternodus major Apternodus mediaevus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (1: Wyoming collection)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (1: Wyoming)

• Eocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan), China (1), United States (24: Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 29 collections including 34 occurrences

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