Dissacus zanabazari Geisler and McKenna 2007 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Acreodi - Mesonychidae

Full reference: J. H. Geisler and M. C. McKenna. 2007. A new species of mesonychian mammal from the lower Eocene of Mongolia and its phylogenetic relationships. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 52(1):189-212

Belongs to Dissacus according to F. Solé et al. 2018

See also Geisler and McKenna 2007

Sister taxa: Dissacus argenteus, Dissacus blayaci, Dissacus bohaiensis, Dissacus europaeus, Dissacus filholi, Dissacus indigenus, Dissacus magushanensis, Dissacus navajovius, Dissacus praenuntius, Dissacus progressus, Dissacus raslanloubatieri, Dissacus rotundus, Dissacus rougierae, Dissacus serior, Dissacus serratus, Dissacus shanghoensis, Dissacus willwoodensis, Dissacus zengi

Type specimen: MAE-BU-97, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Tsagan Khushu Quarry 1, which is in a Bumbanian terrestrial gravel in the Naran Bulak Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Tsagan Khushu Quarry 1

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