Mioclaenus turgidus Cope 1881 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Condylarthra - Hyopsodontidae

Synonyms: Mioclaenus lydekkerianus Cope 1888, Protogonodon lydekkerianus Cope 1888

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1881. On some Mammalia of the lowest Eocene beds of New Mexico. Palaeontological Bulletin 33:484-495

Belongs to Mioclaenus according to W. B. Scott 1892

See also Cope 1881, Tsentas 1981, Van Valen 1978, Williamson 1996 and Williamson and Lucas 1993

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

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (16: New Mexico, Wyoming collections)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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