Eodelphis cutleri Woodward 1916 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Stagodontidae

Alternative combination: Cimolestes cutleri

Full reference: A. S. Woodward. 1916. On a mammalian mandible (Cimolestes cutleri) from an Upper Cretaceous formation in Alberta, Canada. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916:525-528

Belongs to Eodelphis according to R. C. Fox and B. G. Naylor 2006

See also Archibald 1982, Clemens 1966, Clemens 1979, Fox 1981, Hay 1930, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, Montellano 1992, Russell 1952, Sahni 1972, Simpson 1928, Simpson 1929 and Woodward 1916

Sister taxon: Eodelphis browni

Type specimen: BMNH M11532, a mandible (part of a right mandible with the crowns of P3 and M2-3, roots of P1-2, M1 and M4 and alveolus for C). Its type locality is 6.4 km below mouth of Berry Creek, which is in a Judithian terrestrial horizon in the Oldman Formation of Canada.

Ecology: scansorial carnivore-durophage


• Cretaceous of Canada (4: Alberta collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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