Hemipsalodon Cope 1885 (creodont)

Mammalia - Creodonta - Hyainailouridae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1885. The White River beds of Swift Current River, Northwest Territory. American Naturalist 19(2):163

Parent taxon: Hyainailourinae according to M. R. Borths and N. J. Stevens 2017

See also Cope 1885, Cope 1891, Gunnell 1998, Gustafson 1986, Hay 1902, Lambe 1908, Matthew 1909, McKenna and Bell 1997, Mellett 1977, Schlaikjer 1935, Scott 1892, Solé et al. 2015 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxa: Akhnatenavus, Dissopsalini, Hyainailourini, Hyainailouros, Isohyaenodon, Kerberos, Leakitherium, Megistotherium, Metapterodon, Metapterodontini, Mlanyama, Orienspterodon, Parapterodon, Paroxyaenini, Parvavorodon, Pterodon, Simbakubwa

Subtaxa: Hemipsalodon grandis Hemipsalodon viejaensis

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Type: Hemipsalodon grandis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore


• Eocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan collections), United States (6: New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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