Stygimys jepseni Simpson 1935 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Eucosmodontidae

Alternative combination: Parectypodus jepseni

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 Stygimys according to D. L. Lofgren et al. 2005

See also Scott 2003, Scott et al. 2013, Simpson 1935 and Sloan and Van Valen 1965

Sister taxa: Stygimys camptorhiza, Stygimys gratus, Stygimys kuszmauli, Stygimys teilhardi, Stygimys vastus

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

Ecology: arboreal omnivore


• Paleocene of Canada (2: Alberta collections), United States (4: Montana)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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