Diplacodon Marsh 1875 (brontothere)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Invalid subtaxa: Diploceras Peterson 1914 [replaced name], Eotitanotherium Peterson 1914, Pseudodiplacodon Mader 2000

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1875. Notice of new Tertiary mammals, IV. American Journal of Science, series 3 9(51):239-250

Parent taxon: Brontotheriina according to M. C. Mihlbachler 2011

See also Carroll 1988, Cope 1881, Hay 1902, Lucas 1983, Mader 1989, Mader 2000, Mader 2008, Mihlbachler 2008, Osborn 1908, Osborn 1929, Peterson 1914, Peterson 1914, Prothero and Schoch 1989 and Scott 1913

Sister taxa: Brontotheriita, Epimanteoceras, Pachytitan, Protitan, Rhinotitan

Subtaxa: Diplacodon elatus Diplacodon emarginatus Diplacodon gigan

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Type: Diplacodon elatus

Ecology: ground dwelling browser


• Eocene of Myanmar (2 collections), United States (6: New Mexico, Utah)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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