†family Esthonychidae Cope 1883 (tillodont)

Mammalia - Cimolesta - Esthonychidae

Synonyms: Anchippodontidae Gill 1872, Tillotheriidae Marsh 1875

Parent taxon: Tillodontia according to K. D. Rose et al. 2013

See also Carroll 1988, Chow et al. 1977, Cope 1889, Gazin 1953, McKenna and Bell 1997, Miyata 2007 and Rose et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Azygonyx, Basalina, Benaius, Dysnoetodon, Kuanchuanius, Lofochaius, Meiostylodon, Plethorodon, Simplodon, Yuesthonychidae

Subtaxa: Adapidium Esthonychinae Megalesthonyx Plesiesthonyx Trogosinae

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Canada (1: British Columbia collection), China (3), France (9), India (3), Japan (3), Mexico (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (326: California, Colorado, New Jersey, New Mexico, Utah, Virginia, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of United States (3: Colorado, Wyoming)

Total: 350 collections including 372 occurrences

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