Meniscoessus major Russell 1936 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Cimolomyidae

Alternative combination: Cimolomys major

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

See also Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska 1979, Fox 1980, Hunter 1997, Montellano 1992 and Sahni 1972

Sister taxa: Meniscoessus collomensis, Meniscoessus conquistus, Meniscoessus ferox, Meniscoessus intermedius, Meniscoessus robustus, Meniscoessus seminoensis

Type specimen: 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: arboreal herbivore


• Cretaceous of Canada (7: Alberta collections), United States (10: Montana)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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