Coryphodon Owen 1845 (pantodont)

Mammalia - Amblypoda - Coryphodontidae

Synonyms: Bathmodon Cope 1872, Ectacodon Cope 1882, Loxolophodon Cope 1872, Manteodon Cope 1882, Metalophodon Cope 1872

Parent taxon: Coryphodontidae according to M. D. Uhen and P. D. Gingerich 1995

See also Carroll 1988, Cope 1872, Cope 1873, Cope 1873, Cope 1875, Cope 1882, de Muizon and Marshall 1992, Gazin 1962, Lucas 1984, Lucas 1998, Osborn 1930, Owen 1848, Rose et al. 2012, Simons 1960, Simpson 1948, Simpson 1951, Simpson 1981, Wang 1994 and Wheeler 1961

Sister taxa: Asiocoryphodon, Eudinoceras, Heterocoryphodon, Hypercoryphodon, Wutucoryphodon

Subtaxa: Bathmodon brevipes Bathmodon latipes Bathmodon pachypus Bathmodon semicinctus Coryphodon armatus Coryphodon eocaenus Coryphodon flerowi Coryphodon gosseleti Coryphodon lobatus Coryphodon oweni Coryphodon pisuqti Coryphodon proterus Coryphodon radians Coryphodon ryani Coryphodon singularis Loxolophodon furcatus Manteodon youngi

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Type: Coryphodon eocaenus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Belgium (2 collections), Canada (2: Northwest Territories), China (2), France (1), the United Kingdom (6), United States (395: Alabama, Colorado, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of United States (57: Colorado, Montana, Wyoming)

Total: 465 collections including 486 occurrences

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