Mesodma ambigua 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 Mesodma according to G. L. Jepsen 1940

See also Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Mesodma formosa, Mesodma hensleighi, Mesodma pygmaea, Mesodma senecta, Mesodma thompsoni

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mantua Lentil, which is in a Puercan terrestrial horizon in the Fort Union Formation of Wyoming

Ecology: arboreal omnivore


• Paleocene of United States (7: Colorado, Montana, Wyoming collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details

Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.

Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.