Pediomys elegans Marsh 1889 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Theriiformes - Peradectidae

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1889. Discovery of Cretaceous Mammalia. American Journal of Science 38:81-92

Belongs to Pediomys according to B. M. Davis 2007

See also Alroy 2002, Clemens 1979, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, Marsh 1889, Simpson 1927 and Simpson 1929

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: YPM 11866, a tooth (LM2). Its type locality is Hatcher No. 1 (UCMP V-5003), which is in a Lancian terrestrial horizon in the Lance Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (6: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), United States (28: Montana, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 34 collections each including a single occurrence

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