Dissacus argenteus O'Leary and Rose 1995 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Acreodi - Mesonychidae

Full reference: M. A. O'Leary and K. D. Rose. 1995. New mesonychian dentitions from the Paleocene of the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. Annals of Carnegie Museum 64(2):147-172

Belongs to Dissacus according to F. Solé et al. 2018

See also O'Leary and Rose 1995

Sister taxa: Dissacus blayaci, Dissacus bohaiensis, Dissacus europaeus, Dissacus filholi, Dissacus indigenus, Dissacus magushanensis, Dissacus navajovius, Dissacus praenuntius, Dissacus progressus, Dissacus raslanloubatieri, Dissacus rotundus, Dissacus rougierae, Dissacus serior, Dissacus serratus, Dissacus shanghoensis, Dissacus willwoodensis, Dissacus zanabazari, Dissacus zengi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Princeton Quarry, which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial horizon in the Polecat Bench Formation of Wyoming

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (3: Wyoming collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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