Baiotomeus Krause 1987 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae

Full reference: D. W. Krause. 1987. Baiotomeus, a New Ptilodontid Multituberculate (Mammalia) from the Middle Paleocene of Western North America . Journal of Paleontology 61(3):595-603

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

See also Krause 1987, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Scott et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Kimbetohia, Prochetodon, Ptilodus

Subtaxa: Baiotomeus douglassi Baiotomeus lamberti Baiotomeus rhothonion Baiotomeus russelli

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Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (8: Alberta collections), United States (12: Montana, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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