Cimolodon electus Fox 1971 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Cimolodontidae

Full reference: R. C. Fox. 1971. Early Campanian multituberculates (Mammalia: Allotheria) from the upper Milk River Formation, Alberta. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 8:916-938

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

See also Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska 1979 and Fox 1971

Sister taxa: Cimolodon akersteni, Cimolodon nitidus, Cimolodon parvus, Cimolodon peregrinus, Cimolodon similis, Cimolodon wardi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Verdigris Coulee (UA-MR-4), which is in a Santonian terrestrial horizon in the Milk River Formation of Canada

Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (5: Alberta collections), United States (5: New Mexico, Texas, Utah)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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