Ectocion osbornianus Cope 1882 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Phenacodontidae

Alternative combinations: Ectocion osbornianum, Oligotomus osbornianus

Synonym: Ectocion ralstonensis Granger 1915

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 Ectocion according to J. G. M. Thewissen 1990

See also Cope 1882, Delson 1971, Gingerich 1980, Granger 1915, Hay 1902, McKenna 1960, Rose 1981, Rose et al. 2012 and Simpson 1937

Sister taxa: Ectocion cedrus, Ectocion collinus, Ectocion ignotum, Ectocion major, Ectocion mediotuber, Ectocion nanabeensis, Ectocion parvus, Ectocion superstes

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Eocene of United States (115: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

• Paleocene of Canada (1: Alberta), United States (161: Colorado, Wyoming)

Total: 277 collections including 278 occurrences

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