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Amelotabes simpsoni Rose 1978 (placental)

Osteichthyes - Ferae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43971

Full reference: K. D. Rose. 1978. A new Paleocene epoicotheriid (Mammalia), with comments on the Palaeanodonta. Journal of Paleontology 52(3):658-674

Belongs to Amelotabes according to K. D. Rose 1978

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PU 14855, a mandible (right dentary with p2-3, m1-2, and alveoli). Its type locality is South of Croc Tooth Quarry, which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial horizon in the Polecat Bench Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): p1 1.70 x 0.90, p2 1.90 x 1.20, p3 2.50 x 1.40, p4 3.00 x 1.30, m1 3.00 x 1.80, m2 2.60 x 1.90, m3 2.70 x 1.40