Cedaromys bestia Eaton and Nelson 1991 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata

Alternative combination: Paracimexomys bestia

Full reference: J. G. Eaton and M. E. Nelson. 1991. Multituberculate mammals from the Lower Cretaceous Cedar Mountain Formation, San Rafael Swell, Utah. Contributions to Geology, University of Wyoming 29(1):1-12

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

See also Eaton and Cifelli 2001 and Eaton and Nelson 1991

Sister taxa: Cedaromys minimus, Cedaromys parvus

Type specimen: MNA V5658. Its type locality is Mussentuchit (OMNH V823), which is in an Albian terrestrial horizon in the Cedar Mountain Formation of Utah.

Ecology: arboreal herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (9: Utah collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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