Oxyprimus Van Valen 1978 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae

Full reference: L. M. Van Valen. 1978. The beginning of the Age of Mammals. Evolutionary Theory 4:45-80

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

See also Archibald 1998, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, Van Valen 1978, Wible et al. 2007 and Zack et al. 2005

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

Subtaxa: Oxyprimus erikseni Oxyprimus galadrielae Oxyprimus putorius

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Type: Oxyprimus erikseni

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (2: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), United States (33: Colorado, Montana, Wyoming)

Total: 35 collections including 38 occurrences

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