Phenacodus vortmani Cope 1880

Mammalia - Theriamorpha - Phenacodontidae

Alternative combinations: Hyracotherium vortmani, Phenacodus wortmani, Trispondylus vortmani

Synonyms: Phenacodus almiensis Gazin 1942, Phenacodus apternus Cope 1882, Phenacodus copei Granger 1915

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1880. The bad lands of the Wind River and their fauna. The American Naturalist 14(10):745-748

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

See also Cope 1880, Cope 1881, Cope 1882, Cope 1884, Delson 1971, Granger 1915, Hay 1902 and Rose et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Phenacodus bisonensis, Phenacodus grangeri, Phenacodus hemiconus, Phenacodus intermedius, Phenacodus magnus, Phenacodus matthewi, Phenacodus primaevus, Phenacodus sulcatus, Phenacodus trilobatus, Phenacodus zuniensis, Opisthotomus flagrans, Opisthotomus astutus


• Eocene of Mexico (1 collection), United States (129: Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming)

• Cf1 of United States (1: Wyoming)

• Clarkforkian of United States (42: Colorado, Wyoming)

• Paleocene to Eocene of United States (1: California)

• Paleocene of United States (24: Colorado, Wyoming)

Total: 198 collections each including a single occurrence

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