Cimexomys minor Sloan and Van Valen 1965 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata

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

Belongs to Cimexomys according to R. E. Sloan and L. Van Valen 1965

See also Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska 1979, Donohue et al. 2013 and Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Cimexomys antiquus, Cimexomys arapahoensis, Cimexomys gregoryi, Cimexomys hausoi

Type specimen: S.P.S.M. 62-2115, a maxilla (left mandible with P3, P4, and alveoli for I, M1, and M2). Its type locality is Bug Creek Anthills, which is in a Puercan terrestrial horizon in the Hell Creek Formation of Montana.

Ecology: arboreal herbivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan collections), United States (18: Colorado, Montana)

• Cretaceous of United States (6: Montana, Wyoming)

Total: 26 collections including 27 occurrences

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