Periptychus Cope 1881 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Periptychidae

Synonyms: Carsioptychus Simpson 1936, Catathlaeus Cope 1881, Plagioptychus Matthew 1936

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1881. Mammalia of the lower Eocene beds. American Naturalist 15:337-338

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

See also Archibald 1998, Archibald et al. 1987, Carroll 1988, Cifelli et al. 1999, Cope 1881, Cope 1881, Eberle 2003, Hay 1902, Lucas 1980, Matthew 1937, Rigby 1980, Robison 1986, Sepkoski 2002, Simpson 1936, Simpson 1937, Taylor 1981, Tomida 1981, Van Valen 1978, Williamson 1996 and Williamson and Lucas 1993

Sister taxon: Ectoconus

Subtaxa: Periptychus carinidens Periptychus coarctatus

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Type: Periptychus carinidens

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (72: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 72 collections including 73 occurrences

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