Protoselene Matthew 1897 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Condylarthra - Hyopsodontidae

Synonym: Dracoclaenus Gazin 1939

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1897. A revision of the Puerco fauna. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 9(22):259-323

Parent taxon: Hyopsodontidae according to T. E. Williamson and A. Weil 2011

See also Archibald 1998, Gazin 1939, Hay 1902, Matthew 1897, McKenna and Bell 1997, Robison 1986, Van Valen 1971, Van Valen 1978, Williamson 1996, Williamson and Lucas 1993 and Zack et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Asiohyopsodus, Bubogonia, Chacomylus, Choeroclaenus, Hyopsodontinae, Hyopsodus, Lessnessina, Litaletes, Midiagnus, Mioclaenus, Molinodus, Pleuraspidotheriinae, Promioclaenus, Tricuspiodontinae, Valenia, Yuodon, Pascualodus, Tiznatzinia, Bomburodon, Mioclaeninae, Kollpaniinae

Subtaxa: Protoselene ashtoni Protoselene griphus Protoselene novissimus Protoselene opisthacus

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Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (22: California, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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