Cardiolophus Gingerich 1991 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich. 1991. Systematics and Evolution of Early Eocene Perissodactyla (Mammalia) in the Clarks Fork Basin, Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 28(8):181-213

Parent taxon: Tapiromorpha according to M. W. Colbert 2005

See also Colbert and Schoch 1998, Gingerich 1991, Holbrook 1999, Holbrook et al. 2004 and Hooker and Dashzeveg 2004

Sister taxa: Ancylopoda, Breviodontidae, Ceratomorpha, Homogalax, Isectolophidae, Isectolophus, Kalakotia, Lophialetidae, Rhodopagidae, Systemodon, Schizotheriodes, Isectolophomorpha, Rhinotapiromorpha

Subtaxa: Cardiolophus radinskyi Cardiolophus semihians

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Type: Cardiolophus radinskyi

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (108: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 108 collections each including a single occurrence

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