Ptilodus wyomingensis Jepsen 1940 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae

Full reference: G. L. Jepsen. 1940. Paleocene faunas of the Polecat Bench Formation, Park County, Wyoming. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 83(2):217-341

Belongs to Ptilodus according to G. L. Jepsen 1940

See also Scott et al. 2013

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Rock Bench Quarry, which is in a Torrejonian terrestrial horizon in Wyoming

Ecology: arboreal herbivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (3: Alberta collections), United States (3: North Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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