†family Arctocyonidae Murray 1866 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae

Parent taxon: Eutheria according to R. Tabuce et al. 2011

See also Archibald 1998, Carroll 1988, Cope 1880, Cope 1880, Cope 1889, Flower and Lydekker 1891, Gazin 1969, Hay 1902, Hooker and Millbank 2001, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 1979, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, McKenna and Lofgren 2003, Rose et al. 2012, Savage 1965, Scott et al. 2002, Sloan and Van Valen 1965 and Thewissen et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Acreodi, Acristatherium, Ambilestes, Ambolestes, Asioryctitheria, Bibymalagasia, Chiroptera, Cimolesta, Didymoconida, Durlstodon, Durlstotherium, Endotherium, Eomaia, Gliriformes, Heptaconodon, Heptaconodon dubium, Holoclemensiidae, Horolodectidae, Hovurlestes, Hyaenodonta, Insectivora, Juramaia, Kennalestoidea, Leptictida, Mingotheriidae, Montanalestes, Mutica, Nanocuridae, Notopterna, Notoungulata, Oligoryctidae, Palaeorycteropus, Paranyctoides, Paraxonia, Placentalia, Prokennalestes, Proteutheria, Prozalambdalestes, Quadripedes, Sahnitherium, Sazlestes, Scollardius, Sinodelphys, Taeniodonta, Therictoidea, Trogontia, Ungulata, Zalambdalestidae, Zhelestidae

Subtaxa: Anacodon Aphanocyon Arctocyon Arctocyonides Arctocyoninae Baioconodon Carcinodon Chriacus Claenodon Colpoclaenus Desmatoclaenus Deuterogonodon Heteroborus Hyodectes Karakia Lambertocyon Landenodon Loxolophinae Loxolophus Mentoclaenodon Mimotricentes Oxyprimus Oxytomodon Paratriisodon Princetonia Protungulatum Sigynorum Thryptacodon

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Type: Arctocyon

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Belgium (2 collections), Canada (1: Northwest Territories), China (1), France (1), India (1), Pakistan (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (142: Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Canada (25: Alberta, Saskatchewan), France (5), Germany (2), Morocco (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (348: California, Colorado, Maryland, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of United States (4: Montana, Wyoming)

Total: 542 collections including 804 occurrences

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