Ectypodus powelli Jepsen 1940 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae

Full reference: G. L. Jepsen. 1940. Paleocene faunas of the Polecat Bench Formation, Park County, Wyoming. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 83(2):217-341

Belongs to Ectypodus according to G. L. Jepsen 1940

See also Gazin 1969 and Gingerich 1987

Sister taxa: Ectypodus aphronorus, Ectypodus arctos, Ectypodus childei, Ectypodus laytoni, Ectypodus lovei, Ectypodus musculus, Ectypodus riansensis, Ectypodus simpsoni, Ectypodus szalayi, Ectypodus tardus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Princeton Quarry, which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial horizon in the Fort Union Formation of Wyoming

Ecology: arboreal omnivore


• Eocene of United States (1: Wyoming collection)

• Clarkforkian of United States (9: Wyoming)

• Paleocene to Eocene of United States (1: Wyoming)

• Paleocene of Canada (2: Alberta, Saskatchewan), United States (12: Montana, Wyoming)

Total: 25 collections each including a single occurrence

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