Mioclaenus opisthacus Cope 1882 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Condylarthra - Hyopsodontidae

Alternative combinations: Hemithlaeus opisthacus, Protoselene opisthacus

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1882. Some new forms from the Puerco Eocene. The American Naturalist 16:833-834

Belongs to Mioclaenus according to W. B. Scott 1892

See also Cope 1882, Cope 1882, Matthew 1937, Schiebout 1974 and Simpson 1937

Sister taxa: Mioclaenus baldwini, Mioclaenus mandibularis, Mioclaenus turgidus, Mioclaenus zittelianus

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (14: New Mexico, Texas, Wyoming collections)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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