Arctocyon nexus Gazin 1956 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae

Alternative combination: Anacodon nexus

Full reference: C. L. Gazin. 1956. The upper Paleocene Mammalia from the Almy formation in western Wyoming. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 131(7):1-18

Belongs to Arctocyon according to R. Secord 2008

See also Gazin 1956

Sister taxa: Arctocyon ferox, Arctocyon mumak, Arctocyon primaevus

Type specimen: USNM 21282, a mandible. Its type locality is Buckman Hollow, which is in a Clarkforkian terrestrial claystone in the Wasatch Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (22: Wyoming collections)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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