Metamynodon Scott and Osborn 1887 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Amynodontidae

Synonym: Cadurcopsis Kretzoi 1942

Full reference: W. B. Scott and H. F. Osborn. 1887. Preliminary account of the fossil mammals from the White River formation contained in the Museum of Comparative Zoology. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zo├Âlogy at Harvard College 13(5):151-171

Parent taxon: Metamynodontini according to A. Averianov et al. 2017

See also Carroll 1988, Hay 1902, Prothero and Schoch 1989, Scott and Osborn 1887, Wall 1998, Wall and Manning 1986 and Wood 1960

Sister taxa: Megalamynodon, Paramynodon, Sellamynodon

Subtaxa: Metamynodon chadronensis Metamynodon mckinneyi Metamynodon planifrons

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Type: Metamynodon planifrons

Ecology: amphibious browser


• Oligocene of United States (6: Mississippi, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming collections)

• Eocene of China (2), Myanmar (6), United States (8: South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 22 collections including 23 occurrences

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