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Ptilodus Cope 1881 (multituberculate)

Osteichthyes - Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39820

Synonym: Chirox Cope 1884 (taxon 45061)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1881. Eocene Plagiaulacidae. American Naturalist 15:921-922

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

Sister taxa: Baiotomeus, Gobiaatar, Kimbetohia, Prochetodon

Subtaxa: Ptilodus fractus, Ptilodus gnomus, Ptilodus kummae, Ptilodus mediaevus, Ptilodus montanus, Ptilodus tsosiensis, Ptilodus wyomingensis

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Type: Ptilodus mediaevus

Ecology: arboreal herbivore