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Paracimexomys perplexus Eaton and Cifelli 2001 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata

PaleoDB taxon number: 49788

Full reference: J. G. Eaton and R. L. Cifelli. 2001. Multituberculate mammals from near the Early-Late Cretaceous boundary, Cedar Mountain Formation, Utah. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 46(4):453-518

Belongs to Paracimexomys according to J. G. Eaton and R. L. Cifelli 2001

Sister taxa: Paracimexomys crossi, Paracimexomys magister, Paracimexomys magnus, Paracimexomys priscus, Paracimexomys propriscus, Paracimexomys robisoni

Type specimen: OMNH 27615, a tooth (M1). Its type locality is Mussentuchit (OMNH V794), which is in an Albian/Cenomanian crevasse splay horizon in the Cedar Mountain Formation of Utah.

Ecology: arboreal herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 1.65 x 0.96