Antiacodon venustus Marsh 1872 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Homacodontidae

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1872. Preliminary description of new Tertiary mammals. Part II. American Journal of Science 4(21):202-224

Belongs to Antiacodon according to J. M. Theodor et al. 2007

See also Cope 1873, Gazin 1958, Gazin 1976, Hay 1902, Marsh 1872, Stucky 1998, Walsh 2000 and West 1984

Sister taxa: Antiacodon crassus, Antiacodon furcatus, Antiacodon pygmaeus, Antiacodon vanvaleni, Sarcolemur bicuspis

Type specimen: YPM 11765, a tooth (m3). Its type locality is Henry's Fork Hill (Bridger D), which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (8: California, Wyoming collections)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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