Prodiacodon concordiarcensis Simpson 1935 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Leptictida - Leptictidae

Alternative combination: Diacodon concordiarcensis

Synonym: Diacodon pearcei Gazin 1956

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1935. New Paleocene mammals from the Fort Union of Montana. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 83:221-244

Belongs to Prodiacodon according to M. J. Novacek 1982

See also Gazin 1952, Gazin 1956, Novacek 1977, Rigby 1980 and Simpson 1935

Sister taxa: Prodiacodon crustulum, Prodiacodon furor, Prodiacodon paucus, Prodiacodon tauricinerei, Palaeolestes gorei

Type specimens:

  • Prodiacodon concordiarcensis: Its type locality is Gidley Quarry, which is in a Torrejonian terrestrial horizon in the Fort Union Formation of Montana
  • Diacodon pearcei: USNM 20970, a mandible. Its type locality is Saddle, which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial horizon in Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-carnivore


• Paleocene of Canada (1: Alberta collection), United States (6: Montana, Wyoming)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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