Alticonus Eberle and Lillegraven 1998 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Periptychidae

Full reference: J. J. Eberle and J. A. Lillegraven. 1998. A new important record of earliest Cenozoic mammalian history. Rocky Mountain Geology 33(1):49-117

Parent taxon: Periptychidae according to K. M. McComas and J. J. Eberle 2016

See also Eberle and Lillegraven 1998

Sister taxa: Ampliconus, Anisonchinae, Auraria, Conacodontinae, Escatepos, Goleroconus, Hemithlaeus, Maiorana, Mimatuta, Mithrandir, Paleoungulatum, Periptychinae, Tinuviel

Subtaxa: Alticonus gazini

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Type: Alticonus gazini

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (3: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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