Chriacus baldwini Cope 1882

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae

Alternative combination: Deltatherium baldwini

Synonyms: Chriacus provocator Simpson 1935, Chriacus schlosserianus Cope 1888, Epichriacus schlosserianus Cope 1888, Metachriacus provocator Simpson 1935, Oxyclaenus pearcei Gazin 1941, Spanoxyodon latrunculus Simpson 1935, Tricentes crassicollidens Cope 1884, Tricentes provocator Simpson 1935

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1882. Synopsis of the Vertebrata of the Puerco Eocene epoch. Supplement on a new Meniscotherium from the Wasatch epoch. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 20:461-471

Belongs to Chriacus according to K. D. Rose 1996

See also Archibald et al. 1987, Cope 1882, Cope 1883, Cope 1884, Hartman 1986, Hay 1902, Matthew 1937, Robison 1986, Rose 1981, Schiebout 1974, Scott 1892, Simpson 1935, Tsentas 1981, Van Valen 1978, Van Valen and Sloan 1965, Williamson 1996, Williamson and Lucas 1993 and Winterfeld 1982

Sister taxa: Chriacus badgleyi, Chriacus calenancus, Chriacus gallinae, Chriacus katrinae, Chriacus metocometi, Chriacus oconostotae, Chriacus pelvidens, Chriacus punitor, Chriacus stenops, Chriacus truncatus, Tricentes subtrigonus

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (2: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), United States (21: Montana, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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