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Mesodma Jepsen 1940 (multituberculate)

Osteichthyes - Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39815

Full reference: G. L. Jepsen. 1940. Paleocene faunas of the Polecat Bench Formation, Park County, Wyoming. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 83(2):217-341

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

Sister taxa: Cernaysia, Ectypodus, Krauseia, Mesodmops, Mimetodon, Neoplagiaulax, Nidimys, Parectypodus, Parikimys, Xanclomys, Xyronomys

Subtaxa: Mesodma ambigua, Mesodma formosa, Mesodma hensleighi, Mesodma primaeva, Mesodma pygmaea, Mesodma senecta, Mesodma thompsoni

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Type: Mesodma ambigua

Ecology: arboreal omnivore