†family Ptilodontidae Cope 1887 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae

Parent taxon: Ptilodontoidea according to Z. Kielan-Jaworowska and J. H. Hurum 2001

See also Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska 1979, Gazin 1969, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, McKenna and Bell 1997, Scott et al. 2002, Simpson 1927, Simpson 1928, Simpson 1929, Sloan and Van Valen 1965 and Wood and Ormsbee 1954

Sister taxa: Cimolodontidae, Neoliotomus

Subtaxa: Baiotomeus Kimbetohia Prochetodon Ptilodus

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Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (27: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), United States (103: California, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Alberta), United States (1: New Mexico)

Total: 132 collections including 157 occurrences

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