Claenodon Scott 1892 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae

Synonym: Neoclaenodon Gidley 1919

Full reference: W. B. Scott. 1892. A revision of the North American Creodonta with notes on some genera which have been referred to that group. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia 44:291-323

Parent taxon: Arctocyonidae according to T. J. D. Halliday et al. 2017

See also Archibald et al. 1987, Gidley 1919, Hartman 1986, Novacek and Wyss 1986, Rigby 1980, Rose 1981, Schiebout 1974, Scott 1892, Simpson 1935, Simpson 1937, Tsentas 1981, Van Valen 1978, Williamson 1996, Williamson and Lucas 1993 and Winterfeld 1982

Sister taxa: Anacodon, Aphanocyon, Arctocyon, Arctocyonides, Arctocyoninae, Baioconodon, Carcinodon, Chriacus, Colpoclaenus, Desmatoclaenus, Deuterogonodon, Heteroborus, Hyodectes, Karakia, Lambertocyon, Landenodon, Loxolophinae, Loxolophus, Mentoclaenodon, Mimotricentes, Oxyprimus, Oxytomodon, Paratriisodon, Princetonia, Protungulatum, Sigynorum, Thryptacodon

Subtaxa: Claenodon latidens Claenodon montanensis Claenodon silberlingi

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (2: Alberta collections), United States (10: Montana, Wyoming)

Total: 12 collections including 13 occurrences

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