Named By: G. P. Wilson, M. Dechesne & I. R. Anderson - 2010.
Classification: Chordata Mammalia, Multituberculata, Neoplagiaulacidae.
Species: P. carpenteri (type).
Known locations: USA, Colorado - Laramie Formation, Wyoming - Lance Formation.
Time period: Maastrichtian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial remains of a few individuals.
Parikimys is a genus of multituberculatan mammal that lived in North America during the late Cretaceous.
- New latest Cretaceous mammals from northeastern Colorado with biochronologic and biogeographic implications. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(2):499-520. - G. P. Wilson, M. Dechesne & I. R. Anderson - 2010.