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Priacodon fruitaensis Rasmussen and Callison 1981 (mammal)

Mammalia - Eutriconodonta - Triconodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 98729

Full reference: T. E. Rasmussen and G. Callison. 1981. A new species of triconodont mammal from the Upper Jurassic of Colorado. Journal of Paleontology 55(3):628-634

Belongs to Priacodon according to G. W. Rougier et al. 1996

Sister taxa: Priacodon ferox, Priacodon grandaevus, Priacodon lulli, Priacodon robustus

Type specimen: LACM 120451, a maxilla. Its type locality is Main Callison Quarry, FPA, which is in a Tithonian crevasse splay mudstone/sandstone in the Morrison Formation of Colorado.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore