Name: Presbytherium.
Phonetic: Press-be-fee-re-um.
Named By: Craig S.‭ ‬Scott‭ ‬-‭ ‬2010.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Cimolesta,‭ ‬Pantodonta,‭ ‬Cyriacotheriidae.
Species: P.‭ ‬rhodorugatus‭ (‬type‭)‬,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬taurus.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Canada,‭ ‬Alberta‭ ‬-‭ ‬Paskapoo Formation.
Time period: Palaeocene.
Fossil representation: Partial remains of a few individuals.

       Presbytherium is a genus of pantodont mammal that lived in the Canadian province of Alberta during the Palaeocene period.

Further reading
-‭ ‬New cyriacotheriid pantodonts‭ (‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Pantodonta‭) ‬from the Paleocene of Alberta,‭ ‬Canada,‭ ‬and the relationships of Cyriacotheriidae.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Paleontology‭ ‬84‭(‬2‭)‬:197-215.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Craig S.‭ ‬Scott‭ ‬-‭ ‬2010.


Random favourites