Mylagaulus sesquipedalis Cope 1878 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Mylagaulidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1878. Descriptions of new extinct Vertebrata from the Upper Tertiary and Dakota Formations. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 4(2):379-396

Belongs to Mylagaulus according to O. P. Hay 1902

See also Cope 1878

Sister taxa: Mylagaulus cambridgensis, Mylagaulus elassos, Mylagaulus kinseyi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Sappa Creek, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in Kansas

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Miocene of United States (2: Kansas, South Dakota collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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