Thryptacodon Matthew and Granger 1915 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae

Full reference: W. D. Matthew and W. Granger. 1915. A revision of the Lower Eocene Wasatch and Wind River faunas. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 34(1):1-103

Parent taxon: Arctocyonidae according to T. J. D. Halliday et al. 2017

See also Archibald 1998, Matthew and Granger 1915, McKenna and Bell 1997, Scott et al. 2002 and Simpson 1928

Sister taxa: 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

Subtaxa: Thryptacodon antiquus Thryptacodon australis Thryptacodon barae Thryptacodon orthogonius Thryptacodon pseudarctos

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Type: Thryptacodon antiquus

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore


• Eocene of United States (78: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

• Paleocene of Canada (3: Alberta, Saskatchewan), United States (79: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 160 collections including 167 occurrences

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