Bothriodon Aymard 1846 (anthracothere)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Anthracotheriidae

Synonyms: Ancodus Pomel 1848, Choeropotamus (Hyopotamus) Leidy 1857, Hyopotamus Leidy 1857

Parent taxon: Bothriodontinae according to L. Scherler et al. 2019

See also Alroy 2002, Andrews 1906, Carroll 1988, Hay 1902, Lambe 1908, Leidy 1857, Macdonald 1956, McKenna and Bell 1997, Scott 1940, Thewissen et al. 2001 and Troxell 1921

Sister taxa: Arretotherium, Bakalovia, Bothriogenys, Brachyodus, Elomeryx, Libycosaurus, Merycopotamus, Octacodon

Subtaxa: Bothriodon advena Bothriodon chowi Bothriodon sandaensis Bothriodon velaunus

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Oligocene of France (1 collection), United States (1: North Dakota)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Eocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan), China (2), Japan (1), Mongolia (3)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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