Dartonius jepseni McKenna 1960

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae

Alternative combination: Leptacodon jepseni

Full reference: M. C. McKenna. 1960. Fossil Mammalia from the early Wasatchian Four Mile fauna, Eocene of northwest Colorado. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 37(1):1-130

Belongs to Dartonius according to M. J. Novacek et al. 1985

See also McKenna 1960

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UCMP 45949, a mandible (fragment of right ramus with P3-M2). Its type locality is West Alheit Pocket, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Wasatch Formation of Colorado.

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (3: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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