†family Phenacodontidae Cope 1881 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Phenacodontidae

Parent taxon: Phenacodonta according to J. D. Archibald 1998

See also Ameghino 1897, Carroll 1988, Chow et al. 1977, Cope 1889, Flower and Lydekker 1891, Gregory 1910, Hay 1902, Rose et al. 2012 and Thewissen et al. 2001

Sister taxon: Olbitherium

Subtaxa: Almogaver Copecion Ectocion Eodesmatodon Lophocion Meniscotheriinae Phenacodus Tetraclaenodon

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Type: Phenacodus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Belgium (2 collections), China (2), France (3), Mexico (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (472: California, Colorado, Mississippi, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of Canada (15: Alberta, Saskatchewan), United States (462: California, Colorado, Maryland, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

• Tertiary of Spain (1)

Total: 960 collections including 1271 occurrences

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