Oxyprimus erikseni Van Valen 1978 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae

Full reference: L. M. Van Valen. 1978. The beginning of the Age of Mammals. Evolutionary Theory 4:45-80

Belongs to Oxyprimus according to Z. Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004

See also Van Valen 1978

Sister taxa: Oxyprimus galadrielae, Oxyprimus putorius

Type specimen: Its type locality is Harbicht Hill, which is in a Puercan floodplain horizon in the Hell Creek Formation of Montana

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (23: Montana)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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