Arctocyon ferox Cope 1883 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae

Alternative combinations: Arctocyonides ferox, Claenodon ferox, Mioclaenus ferox

Synonyms: Arctocyon corrugatus Cope 1883, Claenodon corrugatus Cope 1883, Mioclaenus corrugatus Cope 1883

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1883. First addition to the fauna of the Puerco Epoch. Paleontological Bulletin 36:545-563

Belongs to Arctocyon according to T. E. Williamson 1996

See also Archibald et al. 1987, Cope 1883, Gidley 1919, Matthew 1937, Rigby 1980, Schiebout 1974, Scott 1892, Scott et al. 2013, Scott et al. 2006, Simpson 1935, Simpson 1937, Van Valen 1963 and Van Valen 1978

Sister taxa: Arctocyon mumak, Arctocyon nexus, Arctocyon primaevus

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (3: Alberta collections), United States (25: Montana, New Mexico, Wyoming)

Total: 28 collections each including a single occurrence

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