Docodon victor Marsh 1880 (dodocont)

Mammalia - Docodonta - Docodontidae

Alternative combinations: Dicrocynodon victor, Diplocynodon victor

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1880. Notice of new Jurassic mammals representing two new orders. The American Journal of Science and Arts, series 3 20(28):235-239

Belongs to Docodon according to J. R. Foster et al. 2006

See also Hay 1902, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, Kron 1979, Marsh 1880, Simpson 1927 and Simpson 1929

Sister taxa: Docodon affinis, Docodon apoxys, Docodon crassus, Docodon striatus, Docodon superus

Type specimen: YPM 11826, a mandible (right mandible with C, P1-4, and M1-6). Its type locality is Quarry 9, Como Bluff (YPM), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian fluvial-lacustrine mudstone/sandstone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (7: Wyoming collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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