Valenopsalis joyneri Sloan and Van Valen 1965

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Taeniolabididae

Alternative combination: Catopsalis joyneri

Full reference: R. E. Sloan and L. Van Valen. 1965. Cretaceous mammals from Montana. Science 148(3667):220-227

Belongs to Valenopsalis according to T. E. Williamson et al. 2016

See also Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska 1979, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, Kielan-Jaworowska and Sloan 1979 and Sloan and Van Valen 1965

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: U.M.V.P. 1494, a maxilla (right maxilla with complete palate, M1, roots of P4, and alveoli of P3 and M2). Its type locality is Bug Creek Anthills, which is in a Puercan terrestrial horizon in the Hell Creek Formation of Montana.


• Paleocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan collections), United States (6: Montana, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: Montana)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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