Phenacodus bisonensis Gazin 1956 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Phenacodontidae

Full reference: C. L. Gazin. 1956. Palaeocene mammalian faunas of the Bison Basin in south-central Wyoming. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 131(6):1-57

Belongs to Phenacodus according to C. L. Gazin 1956

Sister taxa: Phenacodus grangeri, Phenacodus hemiconus, Phenacodus intermedius, Phenacodus magnus, Phenacodus matthewi, Phenacodus primaevus, Phenacodus sulcatus, Phenacodus trilobatus, Phenacodus vortmani, Phenacodus zuniensis, Opisthotomus flagrans, Opisthotomus astutus

Type specimen: USNM 20564, a maxilla. Its type locality is Saddle, which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial horizon in Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (17: California, Montana, Texas, Wyoming collections)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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