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Differs from Xanclomys in having all serrations except the ﬁrst in a straight line when viewed in proﬁle. Differs from other taxa with similarly low numbers of serrations in having a prominent anterolabial lobe. 92 mm. Average length of m1: unknown. Included species: F. palmorum only, known from locality CP13IIA∗ only. BIOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY PATTERNS Comments: Known from only the type and the anterior half of a second p4. Neoliotomus Jepsen, 1930a Type species: Neoliotomus conventus Jepsen, 1930a.
It differs, however, from Eucosmodontidae in the following respects: enamel prisms are small and circular; p3 is present; p4 crest is higher than the occlusal surface of m1–2; I2 has only one cusp; and P1–3 are all present and have two roots. As a result of her phylogenetic study, Simmons (1993) removed Neoliotomus from Eucosmodontidae. McKenna and Bell (1997) placed it in the Bofﬁidae sensu Hahn and Hahn, 1983, but changed the rank to that of tribe (and the taxon name to Bofﬁini) within the family Eucosmodontidae.
Is also known from localities? CP24B, NP3C, F, NP4, NP7C. Ptilodus Cope, 1881 (including Chirox Cope, 1884b) Type species: Ptilodus mediaevus Cope, 1881. Torrejonian of the San Juan Basin of New Mexico. Characteristics (from Krause, 1982b): Differs from Kimbetohia in having four cusps and two roots on P2; relatively narrow P4; and p4 with relatively high crown and arched posterior slope; no bifurcations on labial ridges relatively high ﬁrst serration. Differs from Baiotomeus in having well-developed anterolabial bulge on p4; relatively highcrowned p4 with a less angular anterolabial lobe almost never bearing pseudoserrations; an m1 that is short relative to the lengths of p4 and m2.
Evolution of Tertiary Mammals of North America: Volume 2 - Small Mammals, Xenarthrans, and Marine Mammals by Christine M. Janis