Archaeotherium palustris Schlaikjer 1935 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Entelodontidae

Full reference: E. M. Schlaikjer. 1935. Contributions to the Stratigraphy and Palaeontology of the Goshen Hole Area, Wyoming. IV. New Vertebrates and the Stratigraphy of the Oligocene and Early Miocene. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 76(4):97-189

Belongs to Archaeotherium according to E. M. Schlaikjer 1935

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

Type specimen: MCZ 2980, a mandible. Its type locality is Harvard Fossil Reserve (Main Level), which is in an Orellan terrestrial horizon in the Brule Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution: found only at Harvard Fossil Reserve (Main Level)

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