Apternodus mediaevus 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

Belongs to Apternodus according to M. J. Novacek 1976

See also Matthew 1903

Sister taxa: Apternodus baladontus, Apternodus brevirostris, Apternodus dasophylakas, Apternodus gregoryi, Apternodus iliffensis, Apternodus major

Type specimen: AMNH 9601, a mandible (lower jaw with P2, P4, M2, and M3). Its type locality is Pipestone Springs, which is in a Chadronian terrestrial claystone in the Renova Formation of Montana.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (10: Montana, South Dakota collections)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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