Baioconodon Gazin 1941 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae

Synonym: Ragnarok Van Valen 1978

Full reference: C. L. Gazin. 1941. Paleocene Mammals from the Denver Basin, Colorado. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 31(7):289-295

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

See also Alroy 2002, Archibald 1998, Archibald and Lofgren 1990, Eberle 2003, Eberle and Lillegraven 1998, Fox 1989, Gazin 1941, Hunter 1997, Middleton 1983, Middleton and Dewar 2004, Van Valen 1978 and Van Valen 1988

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

Subtaxa: Baioconodon cannoni Baioconodon denverensis Baioconodon engdahli Baioconodon jeffersonensis Baioconodon middletoni Baioconodon nordicus Baioconodon wovokae

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Type: Baioconodon denverensis

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (3: Saskatchewan collections), United States (48: Colorado, Montana, Texas, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: Montana)

Total: 52 collections each including a single occurrence

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