†family Neoplagiaulacidae Ameghino 1890 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae

Synonyms: Ectypodidae Sloan and Van Valen 1965, Ectypodontidae Sloan and Van Valen 1965

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1890. Los plagiaulácidos Argentinos y sus relaciones zoológicas, geológicas y geográficas. Boletín del Instituto Geográfico Argentino 11:143-208

Parent taxon: Cimolodonta according to K. C. Beard and M. R. Dawson 2014

See also Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska 1979, Gazin 1969, Kielan-Jaworowska 1969, Kielan-Jaworowska 1970, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, Kielan-Jaworowska and Hurum 2001, Lillegraven and McKenna 1986, Rose et al. 2012 and Sloan and Van Valen 1965

Sister taxa: Argentodites, Boffiidae, Bryceomys, Cedaromys, Cimexomys, Cimolomyidae, Corriebaataridae, Dakotamys, Djadochtatherioidea, Eucosmodontidae, Kogaionidae, Microcosmodontidae, Paracimexomys, Ptilodontoidea, Taeniolabidoidea, Uzbekbaatar, Viridomys, Yubaatar

Subtaxa: Cernaysia Ectypodus Krauseia Mesodma Mesodmops Mimetodon Neoplagiaulax Nidimys Parectypodus Parikimys Xanclomys Xyronomys

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Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Belgium (2 collections), Canada (7: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Saskatchewan), China (1), France (3), the United Kingdom (2), United States (71: California, Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of Canada (26: Alberta, Saskatchewan), China (2), France (2), United States (122: California, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of Canada (20: Alberta, Saskatchewan), Mexico (1), United States (92: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 351 collections including 599 occurrences

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