“S” is for Stygimys

“S” is for Stygimys

Stygimys is another species of multituberculate. It is no known from The Breaks. Unlike Ptilodus, Stygimys has flatter, less arched lower fourth premolars. They are similar enough that they are occasionally confused for one another.

A lower fourth premolar of Stygimys, still embedded in the lower jaw.

Part of the Blogging from A to Z challenge

For 4-22-13


  1. These things are always so interesting! Glad I stopped by 🙂


    1. Penny says:

      Glad you’re enjoying it!


Leave a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s