Phenacodus Cope 1873 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Phenacodontidae

Invalid subtaxa: Eohyus Marsh 1894, Opisthotomus Cope 1875, Trispondylus Cope 1884 [replaced name]

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1873. Fourth notice of extinct Vertebrata from the Bridger and the Green River tertiaries. Palaeontological Bulletin 17:1-4

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

See also Alroy 2002, Archibald 1998, Carroll 1988, Cooper et al. 2014, Cope 1875, Cope 1884, Gazin 1958, Granger 1915, Haeckel 1895, Lucas 1980, Rose et al. 2012, Schlosser 1877, Thewissen 1990 and Thewissen et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Almogaver, Copecion, Ectocion, Eodesmatodon, Lophocion, Meniscotheriinae, Tetraclaenodon

Subtaxa: Opisthotomus astutus Opisthotomus flagrans Phenacodus bisonensis Phenacodus grangeri Phenacodus hemiconus Phenacodus intermedius Phenacodus magnus Phenacodus matthewi Phenacodus primaevus Phenacodus sulcatus Phenacodus trilobatus Phenacodus vortmani Phenacodus zuniensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Eocene of Belgium (2 collections), France (3), Mexico (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (314: Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of Canada (2: Alberta, Saskatchewan), United States (251: Colorado, Maryland, Montana, North Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 574 collections including 658 occurrences

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