Protungulatum Sloan and Van Valen 1965 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae

Full reference: R. E. Sloan and L. Van Valen. 1965. Cretaceous mammals from Montana. Science 148(3667):220-227

Parent taxon: Arctocyonidae according to R. Tabuce et al. 2011

See also Archibald 1998, Eberle 2003, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 1979, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, Sloan and Van Valen 1965 and Wible et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Anacodon, Aphanocyon, Arctocyon, Arctocyonides, Arctocyoninae, Baioconodon, Carcinodon, Chriacus, Claenodon, Colpoclaenus, Desmatoclaenus, Deuterogonodon, Heteroborus, Hyodectes, Karakia, Lambertocyon, Landenodon, Loxolophinae, Loxolophus, Mentoclaenodon, Mimotricentes, Oxyprimus, Oxytomodon, Paratriisodon, Princetonia, Sigynorum, Thryptacodon

Subtaxa: Protungulatum coombsi Protungulatum donnae Protungulatum gorgun Protungulatum mckeeveri Protungulatum sloani

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Type: Protungulatum donnae

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan collections), United States (43: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of United States (3: Montana, Wyoming)

Total: 48 collections including 62 occurrences

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