Archaeotherium scotti Sinclair 1922 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Entelodontidae

Full reference: W. J. Sinclair. 1922. Entelodonts from the Big Badlands of South Dakota in the geological museum of Princeton University. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 60:467-495

Belongs to Archaeotherium according to W. B. Scott 1940

See also Effinger 1998 and Sinclair 1922

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Peanut Peak, which is in a Chadronian terrestrial horizon in the Chadron Formation of South Dakota

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution: found only at Peanut Peak

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