Parikimys

Name: Parikimys.
Phonetic: Pah-rik-em-iss.
Named By: G.‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Wilson,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Dechesne‭ & ‬I.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Anderson‭ ‬-‭ ‬2010.
Classification: Chordata Mammalia,‭ ‬Multituberculata,‭ ‬Neoplagiaulacidae.
Species: P.‭ ‬carpenteri‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Omnivore‭?
Size: Unavailable.
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.

Further reading
-‭ ‬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.



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