Isectolophus annectens Scott and Osborn 1887 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla

Synonyms: Homogalax uintensis Troxell 1922, Isectolophus scotti Peterson 1919, Schizolophodon cuspidens Peterson 1919

Full reference: W. B. Scott and H. F. Osborn. 1887. Preliminary Report on the Vertebrate Fossils of the Uinta Formation, Collected by the Princeton Expedition of 1886. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 24(126):255-264

Belongs to Isectolophus according to L. T. Holbrook et al. 2004

See also Colbert and Schoch 1998, Hay 1902, Peterson 1919, Radinsky 1963, Scott and Osborn 1887, Troxell 1922 and Van Houten 1945

Sister taxa: Isectolophus latidens, Isectolophus radinskyi

Type specimens:

  • Isectolophus annectens: Princeton Museum Catalogue No. 10400, a set of teeth (upper and lower teeth). Its type locality is Myton Pocket, which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Uinta Formation of Utah.
  • Homogalax uintensis: YPM 12561. Its type locality is Mouth of White River, which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Uinta Formation of Utah.
  • Isectolophus scotti: Natural Science Museum of Princeton University No. 10399, a partial skeleton (fragments of upper and lower jaws, vertebrae, limb- and foot-bones). Its type locality is White River (Uinta C), which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Uinta Formation of Utah.
  • Schizolophodon cuspidens: C. M. No. 3045, a mandible (right lower jaw and symphysis with roots of canines and the anterior cheek-teeth of the right ramus). Its type locality is Myton Pocket, which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Uinta Formation of Utah.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (6: Colorado, Utah collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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