Azygonyx ancylion Gingerich and Gunnell 1979 (tillodont)

Mammalia - Cimolesta

Alternative combination: Esthonyx ancylion

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich and G. F. Gunnell. 1979. Systematics and Evolution of the Genus Esthonyx (Mammalia, Tillodontia) in the Early Eocene of North America. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 25(7):125-153

Belongs to Azygonyx according to P. D. Gingerich 1989

See also Gingerich and Gunnell 1979 and Lucas and Schoch 1998

Sister taxa: Azygonyx grangeri, Azygonyx latidens, Azygonyx xenicus

Type specimen: Its type locality is SC-176, which is in a Clarkforkian terrestrial horizon in Wyoming

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (16: Wyoming collections)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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