Sianodon honanensis Chow and Xu 1965 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Amynodontidae

Full reference: M. Chow and Y.-X. Xu. 1965. Amynodonts from the Upper Eocene of Honan and Shansi. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 9(2):190-203

Belongs to Sianodon according to M. Chow and Y.-X. Xu 1965

Sister taxa: Cadurcodon ardynense, Cadurcodon ardynensis, Cadurcodon bahoensis, Cadurcodon houldjinensis, Cadurcodon kazakademius, Cadurcodon maomingensis, Cadurcodon suhaituensis, Sianodon gaowangouensis, Sianodon sinensis, Sianodon mienchiensis, Sianodon chiyuanensis, Sianodon ulausuensis

Type specimen: IVPP V3030, a maxilla. Its type locality is Mengjiapo, fossil locality no. 57202, Lushi basin, which is in an Eocene lacustrine marl/siltstone in the Lushi Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution: found only at Mengjiapo, fossil locality no. 57202, Lushi basin

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