Alternative combination: Pelycodus praetutus
Full reference: C. L. Gazin. 1962. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 144(1)
Type specimen: U.S.N.M. No. 22262, a mandible (right ramus of mandible with P3 (incomplete)-M2). Its type locality is Bitter Creek, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Wasatch Formation of Wyoming.
Ecology: arboreal omnivore
Average measurements (in mm): M1 4.08 x 5.32, M2 4.23 x 6.00, M3 3.30 x 4.57, m1 4.09 x 3.16, m2 4.16 x 3.49, m3 5.00 x 3.15