Parectypodus trovessartianus Cope 1882 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae

Alternative combinations: Mimetodon trovessartianus, Ptilodus trouessartianus, Ptilodus trovessartianus

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1882. New marsupials from the Puerco Eocene. The American Naturalist 16:684-686

Belongs to Parectypodus according to L. Van Valen and R. E. Sloan 1966

See also Cope 1882, Cope 1885, Hay 1902, Jepsen 1940, Krause 1977 and Tsentas 1981

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

Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution: found only at Big Pocket (Paleocene of New Mexico)

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