Baiotomeus douglassi Simpson 1935 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae

Alternative combinations: Mimetodon douglassi, Neoplagiaulax douglassi, Ptilodus douglassi

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1935. New Paleocene mammals from the Fort Union of Montana. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 83:221-244

Belongs to Baiotomeus according to D. W. Krause 1987

See also Hartman 1986, Jepsen 1940, Krause 1977, Schiebout 1974, Simpson 1935, Van Valen and Sloan 1966 and Winterfeld 1982

Sister taxa: Baiotomeus lamberti, Baiotomeus rhothonion, Baiotomeus russelli

Type specimen: Its type locality is Gidley Quarry, which is in a Torrejonian terrestrial horizon in the Fort Union Formation of Montana

Ecology: arboreal omnivore


• Paleocene of Canada (1: Alberta collection), United States (6: Montana, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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