Aphanocyon amaurus Secord 2008 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae

Full reference: R. Secord. 2008. The Tiffanian Land-Mammal Age (middle and late Paleocene) in the northern Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. University of Michigan Papers on Paleontology 35:1-192

Belongs to Aphanocyon according to R. Secord 2008

Sister taxon: Aphanocyon codyensis

Type specimen: UM 64394, a mandible (Right dentary with p4-m1). Its type locality is Cedar Point Quarry, which is in a Tiffanian fluvial-lacustrine siliciclastic in the Fort Union Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution: found only at Cedar Point Quarry

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