Protalphadon lulli Clemens 1966 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Theriiformes

Alternative combination: Alphadon lulli

Full reference: W. A. Clemens. 1966. Fossil mammals from the type Lance Formation, Wyoming. Part II. Marsupialia. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 62:1-122

Belongs to Protalphadon according to Z. Johanson 1996

See also Cifelli 1990, Clemens 1966, Clemens 1979, Johanson 1995, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004 and Lillegraven and McKenna 1986

Sister taxon: Protalphadon foxi

Type specimen: UCMP 47047, a maxilla (fragmentary left maxilla with M1-2, alveoli of M3, and parts of alveoli of P3 and P4). Its type locality is Lull 2 Quarry (UCMP V-5620), which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial sandstone in the Lance Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: scansorial omnivore


• Cretaceous of United States (11: Montana, New Jersey, South Dakota, Wyoming collections)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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