Copecion brachypternus Cope 1882 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Phenacodontidae

Alternative combination: Phenacodus brachypternus

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1882. Contributions to the history of the Vertebrata of the lower Eocene of Wyoming and New Mexico, made during 1881. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 20(111):139-197

Belongs to Copecion according to J. G. M. Thewissen 1990

See also Cope 1882, Gingerich 1989 and Hay 1902

Sister taxon: Copecion davisi

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Eocene of United States (50: Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming collections)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Wyoming)

Total: 51 collections each including a single occurrence

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