Anconodon gidleyi Simpson 1935 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Cimolodontidae

Alternative combination: Ptilodus gidleyi

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 Anconodon according to G. L. Jepsen 1940

See also Scott et al. 2013, Simpson 1935 and Sloan 1981

Sister taxa: Anconodon cochranensis, Anconodon russelli

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 (4: Alberta collections), United States (5: Montana, New Mexico, Wyoming)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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