Alphadon wilsoni Lillegraven 1969 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Theriamorpha - Alphadontidae

Full reference: J. A. Lillegraven. 1969. Latest Cretaceous mammals of upper part of Edmonton Formation of Alberta, Canada, and review of marsupial-placental dichotomy in mammalian evolution. University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions 50:1-122

Belongs to Alphadon according to Z. Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004

See also Clemens 1979, Johanson 1996, Lillegraven 1969 and Lofgren 1995

Sister taxa: Alphadon attaragos, Alphadon eatoni, Alphadon halleyi, Alphadon marshi, Alphadon perexiguus, Alphadon sahnii

Type specimen: UA 3681, a maxilla. Its type locality is Trochu (KUA-1), which is in a Lancian terrestrial claystone/siltstone in the Scollard Formation of Canada.

Ecology: scansorial omnivore


• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Alberta collection), United States (2: Montana)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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