Baioconodon nordicus Jepsen 1930 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Procreodi - Arctocyonidae

Alternative combinations: Baioconodon nordicum, Loxolophus nordicus, Ragnarok nordicum

Synonyms: Baioconodon harbichti Van Valen 1978, Ragnarok harbichti Van Valen 1978

Full reference: G. L. Jepsen. 1930. New Vertebrate Fossils from the Lower Eocene of the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 69(1):117-131

Belongs to Baioconodon according to C. de Muizon and R. L. Cifelli 2000

See also Alroy 2002, Archibald 1982, Archibald and Lofgren 1990, Eberle and Lillegraven 1998, Fox 1989, Hunter 1997, Jepsen 1930, Lofgren 1995, Middleton 1983, Van Valen 1978 and Van Valen 1988

Sister taxa: Baioconodon cannoni, Baioconodon denverensis, Baioconodon engdahli, Baioconodon jeffersonensis, Baioconodon middletoni, Baioconodon wovokae

Type specimens:

  • Baioconodon nordicus: Its type locality is Mantua Lentil, which is in a Puercan terrestrial horizon in the Fort Union Formation of Wyoming
  • Ragnarok harbichti: Its type locality is Harbicht Hill, which is in a Puercan floodplain horizon in the Hell Creek Formation of Montana.

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore


• Paleocene of United States (35: Colorado, Montana, Wyoming collections)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: Montana)

Total: 36 collections each including a single occurrence

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