Parectypodus sinclairi Simpson 1935 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae

Alternative combination: Ptilodus sinclairi

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1935. New Paleocene mammals from the Fort Union of Montana. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 83:221-244

Belongs to Parectypodus according to C. S. Scott et al. 2013

See also Simpson 1935, Sloan 1966, Sloan 1981 and Sloan 1987

Sister taxa: Parectypodus armstrongi, Parectypodus clemensi, Parectypodus corystes, Parectypodus foxi, Parectypodus lunatus, Parectypodus sloani, Parectypodus sylviae, Parectypodus trovessartianus, Parectypodus vanvaleni

Type specimen: Its type locality is Gidley Quarry, which is in a Torrejonian terrestrial horizon in the Fort Union Formation of Montana

Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (3: Alberta collections), United States (4: Montana, Wyoming)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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