Bunophorus grangeri Sinclair 1914 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Diacodexeidae

Alternative combination: Wasatchia grangeri

Synonyms: Bunophorus dorseyanus Sinclair 1914, Simpsonodus lysitensis Sinclair 1914, Wasatchia dorseyana Sinclair 1914, Wasatchia lysitensis Sinclair 1914

Full reference: W. J. Sinclair. 1914. A revision of the bunodont artiodactyla of the Middle and Lower Eocene of North America. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 33(21):267-295

Belongs to Bunophorus according to J. M. Theodor et al. 2007

See also Krishtalka and Stucky 1986, Sinclair 1914, Stucky 1998 and Stucky and Krishtalka 1990

Sister taxa: Bunophorus etsagicus, Bunophorus macropternus, Bunophorus pattersoni, Bunophorus robustus, Bunophorus sinclairi

Type specimens:

  • Bunophorus grangeri: AMNH 15516, a set of teeth (RP3-M2, LP4-M3)
  • Wasatchia dorseyana:
  • Wasatchia lysitensis:

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (15: Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming collections)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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