Scollardius propalaeoryctes Lillegraven 1969

Mammalia - Cimolesta - Cimolestidae

Alternative combination: Cimolestes propalaeoryctes

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 Scollardius according to R. C. Fox 2015

See also Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 1979, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004 and Lillegraven 1969

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UALVP 3756, a mandible (Incomplete right dentary). Its type locality is Trochu (KUA-1), which is in a Lancian terrestrial claystone/siltstone in the Scollard Formation of Canada.


• Cretaceous of Canada (2: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), United States (1: Montana)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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