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Boffius

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Boffiidae
Scientific name  Boffius splendidus
Rank  Genus
Class  Mammalia
Species  B. splendidus
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Multituberculata
People also search for  Kogaionidae, Cimolomyidae

Boffius is a genus of mammal from the Paleocene of Europe. It is a member of the extinct order of Multituberculata. It lies within the suborder Cimolodonta and is the only known member of the family Boffiidae (Hahn & Hahn, 1983). The genus was named by Vianey-Liaud M. in 1979.

The species Boffius splendidus is known from Lower Paleocene remains found in Hainin, Belgium. It was a relatively large multituberculate.

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Boffius Wikipedia


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