Loxolophus Cope 1885 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae

Synonyms: Paradoxodonta Strand 1943, Protochriacus Scott 1892, Protogonodon Scott 1892

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1885. The oldest Tertiary Mammalia. American Naturalist 19:385-387

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

See also Archibald 1998, Archibald et al. 1987, Cifelli et al. 1995, Cope 1885, Eberle 2003, Eberle and Lillegraven 1998, Matthew 1937, McKenna and Bell 1997, Middleton 1983, Robison 1986, Scott 1892, Simpson 1937, Tomida 1981, Van Valen 1969, Van Valen 1971, Van Valen 1978 and Williamson 1996

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

Subtaxa: Deltatherium interruptum Loxolophus criswelli Loxolophus faulkneri Loxolophus grangeri Loxolophus hyattianus Loxolophus kimbetovius Loxolophus pentacus Loxolophus priscus Loxolophus schizophrenus Loxolophus spiekeri Loxolophus stenognathus Protochriacus simplex

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan collections), United States (29: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 31 collections including 39 occurrences

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