Diacodexis Cope 1882 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Diacodexeidae

Synonyms: Gujaratia Bajpai et al. 2005, Trigonolestes Cope 1894, Wasatchia Sinclair 1914

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1882. Two new genera of Mammalia from the Wasatch Eocene. American Naturalist 16(12):1029

Parent taxon: Diacodexeidae according to K. D. Rose et al. 2012

See also Bajpai et al. 2005, Boisserie et al. 2005, Carroll 1988, Gazin 1955, Hay 1902, Krishtalka and Stucky 1985, Krishtalka and Stucky 1986, Kumar et al. 2010, Matthew 1915, McKenna and Bell 1997, Rana et al. 2008, Sinclair 1914, Spaulding et al. 2009, Stucky 1998, Stucky and Krishtalka 1990, Theodor et al. 2007, Thewissen et al. 1987, Thewissen et al. 2001, Thewissen et al. 2001 and Van Valen 1971

Sister taxa: Bunophorinae, Bunophorus, Magwetherium, Neodiacodexis, Simpsonodus, Tapochoerus

Subtaxa: Diacodexis antunesi Diacodexis corsaensis Diacodexis gazini Diacodexis gigasei Diacodexis gracilis Diacodexis ilicis Diacodexis kelleyi Diacodexis metsiacus Diacodexis minutus Diacodexis morrisi Diacodexis parvus Diacodexis primus Diacodexis secans Diacodexis varleti Gujaratia indica Gujaratia pakistanensis

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Type: Phenacodus laticuneus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Belgium (2 collections), France (16), India (2), Kyrgyzstan (1), Mexico (1), Pakistan (1), Portugal (1), Spain (3), the United Kingdom (2), United States (364: Colorado, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 393 collections including 400 occurrences

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