Docodon Marsh 1881 (dodocont)

Osteichthyes - Docodonta - Docodontidae

Synonym: Diacynodon Schlosser 1890

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1881. Notice of new Jurassic mammals. The American Journal of Science and Arts, series 3 21(121-126):511-513

Parent taxon: Docodontidae according to A. O. Averianov et al. 2010

See also Carroll 1988, Engelmann and Callison 1998, Foster et al. 2006, Hay 1902, Hay 1930, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, Kron 1979, Marsh 1887, Martin and Foster 1998, Pfretzschner et al. 2005, Simpson 1927 and Simpson 1929

Sister taxa: Borealestes, Cyrtlatherium, Delsatia, Dsungarodon, Gondtherium, Haldanodon, Peraiocynodon

Subtaxa: Docodon apoxys Docodon striatus Docodon superus Docodon victor

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Type: Docodon striatus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore


• Jurassic of United States (11: Colorado, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 11 collections including 15 occurrences

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