Deltatherium Cope 1881 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Hyaenodonta

Synonym: Lipodectes Cope 1881

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1881. Mammalia of the lower Eocene beds. American Naturalist 15:337-338

Parent taxon: Proviverridae according to W. B. Scott 1892

See also Cope 1881, Cope 1881, Cope 1883, Hay 1902, Lucas 1998, Matthew 1937 and Van Valen 1966

Sister taxa: Alienetherium, Allopterodon, Consobrinus, Didelphodus, Lesmesodon, Minimovellentodon, Morlodon, Paenoxyaenoides, Parvagula, Praecodens, Proviverra

Subtaxa: Deltatherium fundaminis

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Type: Deltatherium fundaminis

Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (11: New Mexico collections)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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