Colodon occidentalis Leidy 1868

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Tapiridae

Alternative combination: Lophiodon occidentalis

Synonyms: Colodon dakotensis Osborn and Wortman 1895, Colodon longipes Osborn and Wortman 1894, Colodon luxatus Marsh 1890, Colodon procuspidatus Osborn and Wortman 1895, Mesohippus longipes Osborn and Wortman 1894

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1868. Notice of some remains of extinct pachyderms. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 20:230-233

Belongs to Colodon according to J. L. Wortman and C. Earle 1893

See also Colbert and Schoch 1998, Hay 1902, Leidy 1868, Marsh 1890, Marsh 1893, Merriam and Sinclair 1907, Osborn 1904, Osborn and Wortman 1894, Osborn and Wortman 1895, Prothero and Shubin 1989, Radinsky 1963, Schoch 1989, Scott 1941 and Sinclair 1924

Sister taxa: Colodon cingulatus, Colodon copei, Colodon inceptus, Colodon kayi, Colodon orientalis, Colodon stovalli, Colodon woodi, Paracolodon curtus


• Oligocene of United States (11: Nebraska, South Dakota collections)

• Eocene of Canada (3: Saskatchewan), United States (1: South Dakota)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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