Periptychus carinidens Cope 1881 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Periptychidae

Synonyms: Catathlaeus rhabdodon Cope 1881, Eohyus robustus Marsh 1894, Periptychus gilmorei Gazin 1938, Periptychus rhabdodon Cope 1881, Periptychus superstes Matthew 1935

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1881. Mammalia of the lower Eocene beds. American Naturalist 15:337-338

Belongs to Periptychus according to E. D. Cope 1881

See also Cope 1881, Cope 1882, Granger 1915, Hay 1902, Lucas 1980, Marsh 1894, Matthew 1937, Rigby 1980, Schiebout 1974, Secord 1998, Sinclair 1914, Taylor 1981, Tomida 1981, Williamson 1996 and Williamson and Lucas 1993

Sister taxon: Periptychus coarctatus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (35: New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 35 collections each including a single occurrence

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