Esthonyx gunnelli Gingerich 1989 (tillodont)

Mammalia - Cimolesta - Esthonychidae

Alternative combination: Azygonyx gunnelli

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich. 1989. New earliest Wasatchian mammalian fauna from the Eocene of northwestern Wyoming: composition and diversity in a rarely sampled high-floodplain assemblage. University of Michigan Papers on Paleontology 28:1-97

Belongs to Esthonyx according to S. G. Lucas and R. M. Schoch 1998

See also Gingerich 1989 and Rose et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Esthonyx acutidens, Esthonyx bisulcatus, Esthonyx spatularius

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (3: Wyoming collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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