Harpagolestes Wortman 1901 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Acreodi - Mesonychidae

Full reference: J. L. Wortman. 1901. Studies of Eocene Mammalia in the Marsh Collection, Peabody Museum. The American Journal of Science, series 4 12(70):281-296

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

See also Carroll 1988, Gingerich 1998, McKenna and Bell 1997, Peterson 1919, Szalay and Gould 1966, Thewissen et al. 2001, Wortman 1901 and Zhou et al. 1995

Sister taxa: Dissacus, Dissacusium, Hapalodectinae, Hessolestes, Honanodon, Jiangxia, Lohoodon, Mesonychinae, Metahapalodectes, Olsenia, Pachyaena, Plagiocristodon, Sinonyx, Synoplotherium

Subtaxa: Harpagolestes brevipes Harpagolestes immanis Harpagolestes koreanicus Harpagolestes leei Harpagolestes leotensis Harpagolestes macrocephalus Harpagolestes orientalis Harpagolestes uintensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), China (5), Mongolia (1), North Korea (1), United States (13: California, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 21 collections including 22 occurrences

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