Dipsalidictis platypus Matthew and Granger 1915 (creodont)

Mammalia - Creodonta - Oxyaenidae

Alternative combination: Oxyaena platypus

Full reference: W. D. Matthew and W. Granger. 1915. A revision of the Lower Eocene Wasatch and Wind River faunas. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 34(1):1-103

Belongs to Dipsalidictis according to P. D. Gingerich 1989

See also Denison 1938, Gunnell 1998, Matthew and Granger 1915, Rose 1981, Rose et al. 2012 and Van Valen 1966

Sister taxa: Dipsalidictis aequidens, Dipsalidictis krausei, Dipsalidictis transiens

Type specimen: Its type locality is SC-67, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Willwood Formation of Wyoming

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (3: Wyoming collections)

• Paleocene of United States (3: Wyoming)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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