Heptacodon curtus Marsh 1894 (anthracothere)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Anthracotheriidae

Alternative combination: Anthracotherium curtum

Synonyms: Anthracotherium karense Osborn and Wortman 1894, Heptacodon karensis Osborn and Wortman 1894, Octacodon karense Osborn and Wortman 1894, Octacodon valens Marsh 1894

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1894. A new Miocene mammal. American Journal of Science 47(281):409

Belongs to Heptacodon according to W. B. Scott 1940

See also Hay 1902, Kron and Manning 1998, Macdonald 1956, Marsh 1894, Marsh 1894, Marsh 1894, Matthew 1909, Osborn and Wortman 1894 and Troxell 1921

Sister taxa: Heptacodon gibbiceps, Heptacodon occidentale, Heptacodon occidentalis, Heptacodon pellionis, Heptacodon yeguaensis

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution: found only at Metamynodon Layer (1892 AMNH Collection) (Oligocene of South Dakota)

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