Pediomys Marsh 1889 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Theriiformes - Peradectidae

Synonym: Synconodon Osborn 1898

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1889. Discovery of Cretaceous Mammalia. American Journal of Science 38:81-92

Parent taxon: Pediomyidae according to T. E. Williamson et al. 2012

See also Clemens 1966, Clemens 1979, Davis 2007, Goin et al. 2006, Hay 1902, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, Ladaveze and Muizon 2010, Lillegraven and McKenna 1986, Marsh 1889, McKenna and Bell 1997, Montellano 1992, Sahni 1972, Simpson 1927, Simpson 1927, Simpson 1929, Sloan and Van Valen 1965 and Wood and Ormsbee 1954

Sister taxa: Aletridelphys, Leptalestes, Petaurinae, Protolambda, Unnuakomys

Subtaxa: Pediomys elegans

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Type: Pediomys elegans

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (6: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), Portugal (1), United States (31: Montana, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 38 collections including 39 occurrences

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