Chriacus Cope 1883 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae

Synonyms: Metachriacus Simpson 1935, Spanoxyodon Simpson 1935, Tricentes Cope 1884

Parent taxon: Arctocyonidae according to T. J. D. Halliday et al. 2017

See also Alroy 2002, Archibald 1998, Archibald et al. 1987, Cope 1884, Gazin 1969, Hartman 1986, McKenna and Bell 1997, Rose 1981, Rose et al. 2012, Scott 1892, Scott et al. 2013, Simpson 1935, Tabuce et al. 2011, Van Valen 1978, Van Valen and Sloan 1965, Williamson 1996, Williamson and Lucas 1993 and Winterfeld 1982

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

Subtaxa: Chriacus badgleyi Chriacus baldwini Chriacus calenancus Chriacus gallinae Chriacus katrinae Chriacus metocometi Chriacus oconostotae Chriacus pelvidens Chriacus punitor Chriacus stenops Chriacus truncatus Tricentes subtrigonus

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Type: Chriacus pelvidens

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (52: Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming collections)

• Paleocene of Canada (8: Alberta, Saskatchewan), United States (60: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 120 collections including 130 occurrences

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