Neoplagiaulax hunteri Simpson 1936 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae

Alternative combination: Ectypodus hunteri

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1936. A new fauna from the Fort Union of Montana. American Museum Novitates 873

Belongs to Neoplagiaulax according to D. W. Krause and P. D. Gingerich 1983

See also Krause 1977 and Simpson 1936

Sister taxa: Neoplagiaulax burgessi, Neoplagiaulax donaldorum, Neoplagiaulax grangeri, Neoplagiaulax hazeni, Neoplagiaulax jepi, Neoplagiaulax kremnus, Neoplagiaulax macintyrei, Neoplagiaulax macrotomeus, Neoplagiaulax mckennai, Neoplagiaulax nanophus, Neoplagiaulax nelsoni, Neoplagiaulax paskapooensis, Neoplagiaulax serrator

Type specimen: Its type locality is Scarritt Quarry, which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial horizon in the Melville Formation of Montana

Ecology: arboreal omnivore


• Paleocene of Canada (7: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), United States (9: Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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