Paracimexomys priscus Lillegraven 1969

Mammalia - Multituberculata

Alternative combination: Cimexomys priscus

Full reference: J. A. Lillegraven. 1969. Latest Cretaceous mammals of upper part of Edmonton Formation of Alberta, Canada, and review of marsupial-placental dichotomy in mammalian evolution. University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions 50:1-122

Belongs to Paracimexomys according to J. G. Eaton and R. L. Cifelli 2001

See also Archibald 1982, Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska 1979, Donohue et al. 2013, Fox 1989, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, Lillegraven 1969, Lillegraven and McKenna 1986, Montellano 1992, Montellano et al. 2000 and Storer 1991

Sister taxa: Paracimexomys crossi, Paracimexomys magister, Paracimexomys magnus, Paracimexomys perplexus, Paracimexomys propriscus, Paracimexomys robisoni

Type specimen: UA 3231, a tooth (isolated right M1). Its type locality is Trochu (KUA-1), which is in a Lancian terrestrial claystone/siltstone in the Scollard Formation of Canada.

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (5: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), United States (6: Montana, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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