Diacodexis parvus Kumar et al. 2010 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Diacodexeidae

Full reference: K. Kumar, K. D. Rose, R. S. Rana, L. Singh, T. Smith and A. Sahni. 2010. Early Eocene artiodactyls (Mammalia) from western India. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(4):1245-1274

Belongs to Diacodexis according to K. Kumar et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Diacodexis antunesi, Diacodexis corsaensis, Diacodexis gazini, Diacodexis gigasei, Diacodexis gracilis, Diacodexis ilicis, Diacodexis kelleyi, Diacodexis metsiacus, Diacodexis minutus, Diacodexis morrisi, Diacodexis primus, Diacodexis secans, Diacodexis varleti, Gujaratia pakistanensis, Gujaratia indica

Type specimen: GU 1568, a tooth (M1). Its type locality is Vastan Lignite Mine, which is in a Ypresian lagoonal siltstone/claystone in the Cambay Shale Formation of India.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Vastan Lignite Mine

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