Didelphodus Cope 1882 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae

Synonyms: Didelphyodus Winge 1923, Phenacops Matthew 1909

Parent taxon: Proviverridae according to W. B. Scott 1892

See also Alroy 2002, Lopatin 2006, Matthew 1909, McKenna and Bell 1997, McKenna et al. 1962, Rose et al. 2012, Van Valen 1966, Van Valen 1967 and Wilson 1985

Sister taxa: Alienetherium, Allopterodon, Boritia, Consobrinus, Cynohyaenodon, Deltatherium, Eoproviverra, Eurotherium, Leonhardtina, Lesmesodon, Matthodon, Minimovellentodon, Morlodon, Paenoxyaenoides, Paracynohyaenodon, Parvagula, Praecodens, Preregidens, Prodissopsalis, Proviverra, Quercitherium

Subtaxa: Didelphodus absarokae Didelphodus altidens Didelphodus rheos Didelphodus serus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Canada (3: Saskatchewan collections), France (4), Portugal (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (71: Colorado, North Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 80 collections each including a single occurrence

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