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Plagiomene Matthew 1918 (colugo)

Osteichthyes - Dermoptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 40326

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1918. A revision of the Lower Eocene Wasatch and Wind River faunas. Part V. Insectivora (Continued), Glires, Edentata. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 38(16):429-483

Parent taxon: Dermoptera according to G. F. Gunnell 1989

Sister taxa: Dermotherium, Elpidophorus, Eudermoptera, Galeopithecoidea, Planetetherium, Worlandia

Subtaxa: Plagiomene accola, Plagiomene multicuspis, Plagiomene zalmouti

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Type: Plagiomene multicuspis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore