Ptilodus tsosiensis Sloan 1981 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae

Full reference: R. E. Sloan. 1981. Systematics of Paleocene multituberculates from the San Juan Basin, NewMexico. Advances in San Juan Basin Paleontology 127-160

Belongs to Ptilodus according to R. E. Sloan 1981

Sister taxa: Ptilodus fractus, Ptilodus gnomus, Ptilodus kummae, Ptilodus mediaevus, Ptilodus montanus, Ptilodus wyomingensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mammalon Hill, which is in a Puercan terrestrial horizon in the Nacimiento Formation of New Mexico

Ecology: arboreal herbivore


• Paleocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (6: Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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