Archaeotherium coarctatum Cope 1889 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Entelodontidae

Alternative combinations: Cypretherium coarctatum, Elotherium coarctatum, Entelodon coarctatus

Synonym: Elotherium arctatum Osborn 1891

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1889. Vertebrata of the Swift Current River. No. III. The American Naturalist 23(271):628-629

Belongs to Archaeotherium according to L. S. Russell 1980

See also Cope 1889, Cope 1891, Foss 2007, Hay 1902, Lambe 1908, Peterson 1909, Scott 1940 and Troxell 1920

Sister taxa: Archaeotherium calkinsi, Archaeotherium caninus, Archaeotherium crassum, Archaeotherium imperator, Archaeotherium ingens, Archaeotherium marshi, Archaeotherium mortoni, Archaeotherium palustris, Archaeotherium scotti, Archaeotherium superbum, Archaeotherium trippensis, Archaeotherium wanlessi, Eotherium markgrafi, Eotherium abeli, Choerodon calkinsi

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan collections), United States (5: South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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