Mesodma pygmaea Sloan 1987 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae

Full reference: R. E. Sloan. 1987. Paleocene and latest Cretaceous mammal ages, biozones, magnetozones, rates of sedimentation, and evolution. Geological Society of America Special Paper 209:165-200

Belongs to Mesodma according to R. E. Sloan 1987

Sister taxa: Mesodma ambigua, Mesodma formosa, Mesodma hensleighi, Mesodma primaeva, Mesodma senecta, Mesodma thompsoni

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

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (7: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), United States (11: Montana, North Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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