Prothryptacodon furens Simpson 1935 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Chriacidae

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 Prothryptacodon according to C. S. Scott et al. 2013

See also Simpson 1935

Sister taxa: Prothryptacodon albertensis, Prothryptacodon ambiguus, Prothryptacodon hilli

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

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (1: Alberta collection), United States (5: Montana, Wyoming)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.