Arretotherium leptodus Matthew 1909 (anthracothere)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Anthracotheriidae

Alternative combination: Ancodon leptodus

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1909. Observations upon the genus Ancodon. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 26(1):1-7

Belongs to Arretotherium according to L. B. Albright 1999

See also Kron and Manning 1998, Macdonald 1956, Macdonald 1963, Macdonald 1970 and Matthew 1909

Sister taxa: Arretotherium acridens, Arretotherium fricki, Arretotherium meridionale

Type specimen: AMNH 13005, a partial skeleton (an incomplete skull with lower jaws and parts of skeleton). Its type locality is AMNH Rosebud 21, which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in the Harrison Formation of South Dakota.

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution:

• Harrisonian of United States (1: South Dakota collection)

• Arikareean of United States (1: South Dakota)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.