Ellipsodon lemuroides Matthew 1897 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Condylarthra - Hyopsodontidae

Alternative combinations: Mioclaenus lemuroides, Promioclaenus lemuroides

Synonyms: Ellipsodon shepherdi Gazin 1939, Jepsenia mantiensis Gazin 1939, Litaletes mantiensis Gazin 1939, Promioclaenus shepherdi Gazin 1939

Belongs to Ellipsodon according to G. G. Simpson 1937

See also Alroy 2002, Gazin 1939, Gazin 1969, Hartman 1986, Hunter 1997, Matthew 1937, Rigby 1980, Robison 1986, Secord 1998, Van Valen 1978, Williamson 1996 and Wilson 1956

Sister taxa: Ellipsodon grangeri, Ellipsodon inaequidens, Ellipsodon sternbergi, Ellipsodon yotankae

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (15: Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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