Ptilodus mediaevus Cope 1881 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae

Synonyms: Chirox plicatus Cope 1884, Ptilodus plicatus Cope 1884

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1881. Eocene Plagiaulacidae. American Naturalist 15:921-922

Belongs to Ptilodus according to O. P. Hay 1930

See also Cope 1881, Cope 1884, Granger and Simpson 1929, Hay 1902, Matthew 1937, Rigby 1980 and Schiebout 1974

Sister taxa: Ptilodus ferronensis, Ptilodus fractus, Ptilodus gnomus, Ptilodus kummae, Ptilodus montanus, Ptilodus tsosiensis, Ptilodus wyomingensis

Ecology: arboreal herbivore


• Paleocene of United States (8: New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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