Named By: Gregory P. Wilson, Marieke Dechesne & Ingrid R. Anderson - 2010.
Classification: Chordata, Mammalia, Multituberculata, Neoplagiaulacidae.
Species: P. nelsoni (type).
Known locations: USA, Colorado - Laramie Formation, Wyoming - Lance Formation.
Time period: Maastrichtian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.
Paressonodon is a genus of multituberculatan mammal that lived in the USA during the late Cretaceous.
- New Late Cretaceous mammals from northeastern Colorado with biochronologic and biogeographic implications. - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30 (2): 499–520. - Gregory P. Wilson, Marieke Dechesne & Ingrid R. Anderson - 2010.