Ectoganus gliriformis Cope 1874 (taeniodont)

Mammalia - Taeniodonta - Stylinodontidae

Synonyms: Calamodon arcamaenus Cope 1874, Calamodon arcamoenus Cope 1874, Calamodon novomehicanus Cope 1874, Calamodon simplex Cope 1874, Conicodon simplex Cope 1874, Dryptodon crassus Marsh 1876, Ectoganus novomehicanus Cope 1874, Ectoganus simplex Cope 1874

Belongs to Ectoganus according to R. M. Schoch 1985

See also Alroy 2002, Cope 1875, Gazin 1936, Lucas et al. 1998, Marsh 1876, Schankler 1980 and Schoch 1986

Sister taxa: Ectoganus bighornensis, Ectoganus copei, Ectoganus lobdelli

Subtaxa: Ectoganus gliriformis gliriformis

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Type specimens:

  • Ectoganus gliriformis: Its type locality is Arroyo Blanco (Cope), which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the San Jose Formation of New Mexico
  • Calamodon arcamaenus:
  • Calamodon novomehicanus:
  • Dryptodon crassus:
  • Ectoganus simplex:

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (13: New Mexico, Wyoming collections)

• Paleocene of United States (3: Maryland, South Carolina, Wyoming)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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